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Tip #3: Choose Quality Over Quantity

Quality over quantity: a common expression, But won’t one item instead of twelve, end in depression? “No, no, no”! I sing, for that one item will last Whereas everything else may fall apart so fast! So if we spend a little extra we’ll have less to store, And at the end of the year, less […]

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Gearing up for the Repair Cafe: Alison Murphy of Utilitu

Sitting amongst towers of fabric Alison Murphy, owner of Utilitu commands a kind of seamstress royal prowess. When asked what “Rethink Waste” means to her, Murphy says craftsmen like her have no choice but to reuse. She proceeds to explain there can be a discrepancy in value of discarded goods and collecting those goods can […]