After Fast Fashion, It's Now Time to Fight Fast Homeware: The Case For Sustainable Homeware.
Updated: May 23
That's millions of items thrown away, and a lot of money in the trash can! 🪑🛋️🗑️
While most of the homeware items thrown away are smaller, lower-cost items (candles, linen, blankets etc.), a large amount of the furniture we produce finds its way straight to landfill around the world. In fact, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that 9 million tons of furniture ends in landfill every single year! (source: https://lnkd.in/er4bqHPs)
That's a shame, especially when such pieces of furniture can be reused, donated or sold (to friends, family, neighbour's, charities, etc).
The circular economy is all about efficiency. Your waste 🚮, is my treasure 🪙, and value gets preserved and amplified within a closed system ♻️💰
We understand that finding places for circular consumption in your local area is not always an easy task. There is a lot of information available, making it hard for such venues to stand out and for us, as consumers, to find them. That is exactly why we've created Ganddee Maps 🗺️📍, to be the dedicated platform for circular, second-hand, and sustainable shops to stand out and reach their audience.
Are you looking for sustainable homeware and furniture in London? Wise decision! Second-hand furniture shopping allows you to find unique and beautiful pieces for a fraction of the cost. So, if you're on the lookout for a new sofa, a second-hand table and chairs, or some pre-loved homeware items, then search no more! Visit https://maps.ganddee.com, select the "Furniture" filter, and get the list of shops selling donated or second-hand furniture in the big city!
Finding furniture charity shops and second-hand furniture shops in London has never been so easy with Ganddee.
The more purchasing power we direct towards circular places, the faster we can transition to a more sustainable world! Let's put our money where it matters.