It felt so easy to have this kind of party – everything just went into the bin at the end of the day. But then I’d look at the shameful amount of garbage and be a bit embarrassed. Sometimes I even made grandparents take a bag of trash that wouldn’t fit in my bin home with them.
This year, I tried something different
Why buy second-hand baby clothes?
There are a lot of reasons why used baby clothes are a better alternative to buying new:
1. It’s good for your wallet. Second-hand baby clothes often cost less than half the price of buying new. And given there is a whole heap of expected and unexpected expenses when baby comes along, it’s nice to save a bit of cash here and there.
2. It’s good for the planet. We know fashion is a pretty resource heavy industry. The more wear we can get out of every piece of clothing, the better it is for the environment. Buying secondhand clothes not only stops things going into landfill, but it also means fewer resources to grow and make new ones.
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