Secondhand no longer second-best for UK's 'circular economy' consumers

During lockdown, the thoughts of many have turned to reducing waste and recycling, writes Shane Hickey

Furloughed from her hospitality job during the first lockdown, Hannah Russo was trying to sell her child’s baby clothes when she found many other mothers trying to do the same. From there has come Babybundle, a website where parents can buy and sell bundles of often unused clothes to each other.

“Many mums are gifted baby clothes, or have seen how quickly their babies outgrow clothes, with some not even worn due to size and seasonality. The mums share the interest to pass on these clothes. Secondhand is no longer second best – it comes with many benefits: economically, sustainability, and also mums supporting one another,” she says.

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Source: theguardian
Secondhand no longer second-best for UK's 'circular economy' consumers