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How We Shop: Secondhand

Aug 13, 2020
How one thrifter is confronting the ethics of buying clothes secondhand and reselling them at a markup.
Tagged clothing at a thrift store in San Francisco.
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How We Shop: a New Year's shopping fast

Jan 1, 2020
Ever look around and realize you have 17 bottles of hand lotion?
Haley Falconer started the post-holiday season with a shopping fast.
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How We Shop: Ethically (but that can be hard)

Dec 20, 2019
Trying to shop with the environment, worker rights or animal welfare in mind: It can be difficult to even know what the right thing is.
Ethical shopping can be hard and require a lot of thought, but it's not impossible.
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Shopping in the gig economy after retirement

Dec 13, 2019
One retiree earns a little extra with a shopping app.
Shipt bags on display.
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How accessibility dictates how we shop

Nov 22, 2019
Why one Georgia woman uses catalogs instead of going to the store.
Photo courtesy of Mark FInlay.

How We Shop: Frugality as a way of life

Oct 30, 2019
For MaryAnn McCarra-Fitpatrick, shopping is serious business.
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