Buying For Life

Buying For Life

By Stephanie Seferian

We live in a world that's always trying to sell us more stuff, and much of it is junk. Enter environmental degradation, wasted money, unnecessary headaches, and clutter. Lots of clutter. Today we continue this week's Buy Just Once theme with BuyMeOnce.com founder Tara Button, who's here to lay bare the tenets of what she terms 'mindful curation'. Here's a preview: [7:00] Exactly how our ultra-commercialized world leaves us broke and lonely [12:00] Examining the discrepancy between the "poor premium" and consumer rights [23:00] 4 fixability elements to look for when researching appliances and electronics [28:00] Thoughts on trust and brand loyalty at a time when consumer confidence is at an all-time low   Resources mentioned: A Life Less Throwaway: The Lost Art of Buying for Life by Tara Button Citizens: Why the Key to Fixing Everything is All by John Alexander Blendtec blender Well Rigged   This show is listener-supported. Thank you for supporting! Join our (free!) Facebook community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube @sustainableminimalists Say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com.
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