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