Swapping shopping for meaningful exchanges

Prolonged periods spent at home over the last year have sparked a decluttering craze and now swap shops are springing up, both locally and online

20th March, 2021
Swapping shopping for meaningful exchanges
Carla Rosenkranz: ‘It is so nice to feel part of a community which is environmentally aware.’ Photo: Michael McLaughlin

While we’ve been stuck at home for a year, most of us have engaged in some form of decluttering. Maybe it was going through our wardrobes and deciding there will never be an opportunity to wear that “cute” outfit bought ten years ago on a trip to the Far East, perhaps it was finally deciding that the rowing machine on the upstairs landing really serves no purpose and is actually a safety hazard....

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