Want to live more minimal? Recycle!
October 22, 2016
Minimalism keeps on being a hot topic in Facebook groups and forums. It’s interesting to see how many people have discovered the benefits and are ready to change their patterns.
Since a few years, I try to live as minimal as possible. I still own a car since my family lives on the country side, but I only use my bike daily. Next to that I try to wear only fair, eco, thrift and vintage fashion. The food that I purchase is 80% bio and I don’t own a lot.
How to minimize your life?
It’s really easy. My first step is to find out why. Why do you want to do this? Why is this so important for you? Is it the trend or do you really feel overstressed by owning so many items?
Are you ready to take the first steps? Check out this blog post. I’m here to help you!
Recycling is the next big thing
Buying clothes at the thrift store or organize a swap event with you, close friends. When it comes to fashion, there are many options to find ‘new’ items without paying a euro. You can help each other out, save money and have loads of fun.
Some facebook groups where you can find beautiful secondhand items are:
But there’s another option. What about recycling thing in a way that you can reuse an old product? Wouldn’t that be cool? I think so!
In Groningen there are girls that organize swap events. You can find them here.
Did you ever swapped your clothing?