Moving into a new home is a good opportunity to reflect on how much stuff we are surrounded by, and how many things we really do not need. We live in a linear economy and are constantly being pushed to buy the newest thing. However, we can stop this crazy trend just by taking a very simple step: making things last longer.
Data and figures in the story are from:
Becoming Minimalist – https://www.becomingminimalist.com/clutter-stats/
BVA DOXA – Osservatorio Second Hand Economy https://www.bva-doxa.com/osservatorio-second-hand-economy-sono-23-milioni-gli-italiani-che-nel-2020-hanno-comprato-o-venduto-oggetti-usati/
McKinsey – https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/sustainability/our-insights/style-thats-sustainable-a-new-fast-fashion-formula
Global E-waste monitor – https://ewastemonitor.info/global-e-waste-monitors/