With the rising popularity of minimalism, many of us are decluttering our possessions at an increased rate. It’s to the point where donation centers are running out of space and paying for additional storage or disposal costs.
The truth is, most donated items still end up in the landfill.
Really, the biggest impact you can make is to be more intentional with the items you let into your life. Being a conscious consumer starts with the sourcing and production of the item. It continues with buying less, taking care of your things so they last longer and disposing of them responsibly when the time comes.
But how can we thoughtfully declutter the items we already have? [Read more…]