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Posted by Sustainable Kayla on Apr 18, 2022 1:41:39 PM

Spring Thrifting for Garden Supplies at Goodwill - Sustainable Kay

By Goodwill Guest Blogger Kayla | IG: @sustainable.kay 

The warmer weather is slowly approaching here in Wisconsin and that means it’s time to get our yard supplies together! There is no better way to spring into the new season than to acquire some new indoor and outdoor plants or get your garden ready. Whether you’re a first-time plant parent or an experienced landscaper, you can certainly find some of the tools and things you need for planting through thrift stores.

Posted by Sustainable Kayla on Apr 19, 2021 2:20:37 PM

Three Reasons Why Thrifting is Better for the Environment

Thrifting or shopping secondhand is a great way to reduce your environmental footprint while finding some really cool and unique items that you wouldn’t be able to get elsewhere.

Posted by Goodwill Staff on Oct 9, 2020 2:17:11 PM

7 Handbags You Should Have In Your Closet

Handbags are the perfect marriage of style and function. The right one will fit all of your essentials while also adding a little panache to your outfit. That being said, there’s no one handbag that does it all. That’s why we recommend having a selection of them to mix up your look and complete any outfit.

Posted by Janette Buffardi on Sep 11, 2020 3:42:22 PM

8 Ways the Goodwill Outlet Offers a Different Thrifting Experience

You may be familiar with your local Goodwill retail store , but did you know that you can also enjoy a unique thrifting experience at the Goodwill Outlet? Our 3 Goodwill Outlets are located in Milwaukee, Racine, and Chicago. Outlets offer merchandise from our Goodwill Store & Donation Centers a second chance to sell at bargain-priced by-the-pound rates before being recycled.

Posted by Aimee Dierbeck on Jul 13, 2020 9:29:23 AM

How Shopping Secondhand Helps the Environment

When you’re looking for an on-trend piece at an affordable price, your first inclination is to head on out to your favorite fast fashion retailer. Specializing in the mass production of trendy pieces with cheap price tags, these items are meant to be worn for a season and discarded. Not exactly environmentally-friendly, is it?