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How I Spent $100 a Year on Clothes

Patrice J. Williams | Posted 10.13.2014 | Style
Patrice J. Williams

My name is Patrice and I'm a shopaholic who hasn't purchased new clothes or accessories in almost a year. Tough, right? Well, yes and no. Though I went on a no-new-clothes-for-a-year challenge, I've been able to feed my fashion habit thanks to local thrift shops.

A Strange Journey Into A Near-Deserted Secondhand Store

Annabel Osberg | Posted 07.12.2014 | Weird News
Annabel Osberg

On the fringes of the boarded-up hinterlands of a former industrial section of a small Missouri town stands a building, decrepit yet painted a shade of purple so striking that it seems phantasmal against its drab backdrop of deadened grays and tans.

Our Thrift Store (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 05.22.2013 | Good News
Bus 52

Dave and Sandy Krikac, like many parents, hoped that their daughter would be able to grow up, find a job, become independent, and live a quality life....

Survey Says... Convenience Is the Name of the Recycling Game

Mattias Wallander | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green
Mattias Wallander

While we're out improving access to textile recycling in communities across the country, we are sometimes confronted with the notion that thrift stores and charities already collect most unwanted clothing. The facts don't support that line of thinking.

Your Best Thrift Store Shopping Tips

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

When we mention thrift stores, people tend to have strong reactions (positive or negative). So, when we posted our thrift shopping secrets, we weren't...

Family Opens Thrift Store To Give Back To Community Who Helped Them

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Cindy and Christian Johnson's 9-month-old son Kaleb was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, their community rallied around them -- babysit...

High-Grade Goods: Take Back-to-School Shopping Back to the Earth

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

These pens and mechanical pencils from Paper Mate look and feel like regular plastic but are made of biodegradable sugar-plant parts. Their packaging is plastic-free and 100 percent recyclable.

Macmillan Replaces Damaged Thrift Store Book

The Consumerist | Carey Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

An anonymous reader picked up a copy of Ben Bova's Mars Life from the Salvation Army without realizing that it was missing thirty-two pages. Books don...

Goodwill Launches "Donate Movement" and Calls on People to Donate with a Purpose

Jim Gibbons | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Gibbons

Today, Goodwill® launched the "Donate Movement" to encourage people to donate used clothing and other items to their local Goodwill. Through this ini...