Did you know three out of five clothing items end up in landfill within 12 months? And did you know that only 10% of the clothing we donate to charity shops end up on the racks?
Trust me, we’re just as shocked as you. So we’ve put together the top 5 ways to get rid of old clothing that is kind to the planet and your wallet.
- Take them into SWOP
SWOP stores are places for customers to buy, SWOP and sell their preloved clothing, shoes and accessories. Bring in your clothes and either receive 50% store credit or 25% cash. Ka-ching!
2. Get a Depop account. Now!
Depop is a mobile space where you can see what your friends and the people you’re inspired by are liking, buying, and selling.
In turn, your friends and creative influencers all over the world can see the things you like, buy, and sell, and are inspired by you.
3. Rent a stall at Kirribilli or Glebe markets
4. Get your scissors out!
Try making an old pair of jeans into some denim shorts, just in time for summer too.
5. Arrange a Swap Meet with your mates!
You never know what your friends might want or want to get rid of! You could walk away with an entire new outfit. For free too!