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National Thrift Store Day

Aug 17, 2015

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On Monday, August 17, 2015 ReuseNYC will join with 60 nonprofit thrift stores and local vintage shops to celebrate National Thrift Store Day, by urging New Yorkers to “shop second-hand first.”

ReuseNYC organized the first Thrift Store Day in New York City in 2013 to encourage second-hand shopping and to increase public awareness of the benefits of materials reuse. Shopping second-hand not only saves consumers money—it also reduces waste, conserves resources, and helps to create “green” jobs. And buying used goods from nonprofit thrift stores supports those organizations’ important social-service missions.

This year, ReuseNYC will carry on the Thrift Store Day tradition and encourage first-time and seasoned thrift store shoppers alike to get out and support their local second-hand store.

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Date:
Aug 17, 2015
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
http://www.reusenyc.info/thriftstoreday

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