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The buy nothing, get everything plan : discover the joy of spending less, sharing more, and living generously / Liesl Clark and Rebecca Rockefeller, founders of the Buy Nothing Project.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982113797
  • ISBN: 1982113790
  • Physical Description: 269 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-246) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: How we came to buy less and share more -- Why we should buy nothing -- An invitation to buy nothing -- Step 1: Give -- Step 2: Ask -- Step 3: Reuse & refuse -- Step 4: Reflect -- Step 5: Make & fix -- Step 6: Share, lend & borrow -- Step 7: Gratitude -- Just the beginning: buy nothing for life -- A vision of the future.
Summary, etc.:
A powerful, environmentally-conscious guide to decluttering, saving money and growing a community inspired by the ancient practice of gift economies where neighbors pooled resources includes seven steps to learning how to buy less and give more.
In 2013, Clark and Rockefeller discovered that the beaches of their community in Puget Sound were spoiled by a daily influx of plastic items and trash washing on shore. They launched the first Buy Nothing Project group, and developed an environmentally conscious program to buy less, give more, and live generously. They share their program to help you declutter your home without filling landfills, shop more thoughtfully and discerningly, and let go of the need to buy new things. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Finance, Personal.
Consumer education.
Shopping.
Home economics.
Simplicity.
Voluntary simplicity movement.
HOUSE & HOME / Cleaning, Caretaking & Organizing.
SELF-HELP / Green Lifestyle.
SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational.
Voluntary simplicity movement.
Simplicity.
Consumer education.
Finance, Personal.
Home economics.
Shopping.