buy nothing

Buy nothing for Christmas

Monday, 19 December 2011

Don't panic about presents, extend overdrafts and apply for another credit card for Christmas. Why spend money you don't have on things your loved ones don't want or need -- things that usually end up in landfill? Before we start lets just stop. And think about alternative ways to show our love for each other and our planet with these adorable characters Chip and Bean.

Shopping trolley filled with reuseable bags and shopping

Why I feel lucky to be buying nothing new

Sunday, 3 October 2010

It's easy to feel smug when looking at the consumerist masses. But this challenge has also made me feel lucky and grateful for the opportunity to Buy Nothing New this month.

An empty shopping trolley

New challenge: Buy Nothing New

Tuesday, 7 September 2010

This challenge is going to be tough! We often don't even think twice before buying new things. But our consumption habits play a big role in our eco-impact, so it's time to rethink them.

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