My Year of Nothing New
Sightline staffer Anna Fahey started 2012 with a bold resolution: to buy nothing new for a whole year. Stuff hogs space and takes lots of energy to make, so this is about lightening her environmental load, but more importantly: it’s saving her cold, hard cash. Follow her progress, trials, and tribulations (especially with a toddler in tow).
Posts on My Year of Nothing New
If you're looking for a New Year's resolution, I recommend this one.
Two guys paring life down to its essentials.
What are you doing on the biggest shopping day of the year?
Yet another good reason to stop buying so much stuff.
Is there a fixer revival underway?
A photo essay celebrating readers' second-hand treasures.
A notetaking video on the pitfalls of materialism---and what to do about it.
Buying nothing new leads to expansion, not contraction.
Cutting carbon may be a happy side effect of saving dough.
A New Year's resolution to stop buying new stuff.