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Recycling Those Old, Worn Out Clothes
January 6, 2017
The second in a series promoting ideas for sustainable living.
I wasn’t born during the Great Depression, but am lucky enough to be the offspring of two people that were. As such, I’m a fan of that famous ode to frugality:
Use it up
Wear it out
Make it do
Or do without.
I still wear sweaters I bought in high school. My favorite hiking boots only get to hike on dry days due to the holes in their soles. I learned how to darn my socks.
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