When I signed up on January 1st, 2015 to buy nothing new for a year, my plan was to write a weekly blog and a book about the experience at the end of the year. I was concerned I might not have enough material, as it’s been so easy (so far). Then, last week, I found myself spending $150 at Target.
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Last Saturday, Yerdle hosted their first ever conference: #YerdleCon. As somebody who is a big fan of Yerdle and reuse, as well as the only person I know who is living off Yerdle for a year (instead of shopping new items), I was very excited to go to this mothership conference.
What is Yerdle? Here my definition: A community of people who give and take. We give away items we no longer want or need and in exchange, receive somebody else’s treasures. But to me, Yerdle is so much more: it’s a community.
Us Yerdlers are packaging experts. We don’t just reuse consumer goods, we also #reuse packaging. You can become an expert too!
“Everyone chases after happiness, not noticing that happiness is right at their heels.” ~ Bertolt Brecht