How Thrifting Helps the Environment


Thrift shopping isn't only a way to save money, it helps the environment too! It is good for the environment in many ways. Here are some examples:

  • It keeps clothes and other goods out of landfills

  • Lowers the demand for new goods which reduces carbon emissions

  • Reduces carbon and chemical pollution

  • Lowers water consumption

  • Reduces water pollution

  • Reduces pesticides used in cotton cultivation

  • Reduces carbon emission from shipping products

  • Many thrift shops support local charities- some of which are environmental causes