Sustainable Shopping Tips for Everyday People

Three people in vintage shop, many trying on crocheted scarves
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Six Sustainable Shopping Tips for a Greener Everyday Life

How To Thrift Like A Pro — bestdressed

1. Shop Second-Hand

2. Avoid Fast Fashion

Fast fashion, the girl puts things in order in the closet in need of a sustainable shopping.
Fast Fashion Puts Massive Strain In Our Environment (Image Source: Shutterstock)

3. Unsubscribe from Emails

4. Try to Buy Organic Cotton

Friends choosing clothes at the weekly cloth market.
Avoid Fabrics That Contribute More To The Pollution Of The Oceans (Image Source: Shutterstock)

5. Make a Second-Hand Shop List

6. Don’t Impulse Buy

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Sustainable Eco-friendly Activewear Picks For Your Workouts

Where are the Best Second-Hand Shops in New York City?

New York Vintage Shops Locals Know | How To Thrift Like A Pro — KarenBritChick
  • 10ft Single by Stella Dallas at 285 North 6th Street — a huge space full of vintage pieces.
  • City Opera Thrift Shop at 513 West 26th Street (10th and 11th ave) — shop in-store and online for rare designer pieces at great prices. All profits go to New York’s Opera House.
  • IndigoStyle Vintage at 409 Lewis Avenue — vintage and contemporary clothing, accessories, and furniture.
  • L-Train Vintage at 629 Grand Street — a quirky selection of items with regularly updated pieces across several NYC locations.

What are the Benefits of Shopping Sustainably?

Couple having fun at clothing flea market.
Buying Second-Hand Is Less Expensive Than Buying Brand New (Image Source: Shutterstock)

What is Fast Fashion?

The True Cost of Fast Fashion — The Economist

Timeless Fashion and Shopping Sustainably

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