Why Thrift?

Did you know……

When you’re thrift shopping you may find items that are high end, rare, collectable, and trendy? Thrift shopping is becoming the hottest trend, plus when you thrift shop, you are part o a sustainable fashion industry.

Here is the true cost of fashion

 
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However, when you shop gently used you are also helping the planet!

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The Social Impact

Thrift stores make it easier to know where your money is going. Most thrift stores are run by non-profits, this means every dollar you spend will be used to help the community.

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The Environmental impact

By shopping gently used garments, it reduces waste and pollution that is created in the process of making new textiles. Every garment purchased in a thrift store means one less new one produced, which is important because regardless of material, the production of clothing is costly to the environment and second-hand clothes are less likely to end up in landfills.

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The Personal Impact

Thrifting is cheaper! Secondhand clothing is often higher quality than comparatively-priced clothing.Thrifted clothing offers more room for uniqueness. You can sometimes find high end items at low prices! Thrift shopping allows for more creativity. Plus, you are helping create local sustainability!

 

Closet Case Thrift Store’s Impact

 

We are proud to partner with GreenZone, a small recycling comparing that helps turn unsellable textiles from becoming landfill water and turning them into recycled textiles creating a small revenue for We Are Family!

It’s a win for the environment and a win for our mission!