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The issue with Edinburgh charity shops

It is no secret that Edinburgh’s supply of charity and vintage shops are practically endless – especially down Nicholson Street – and full of paraphernalia. The prices, however, are up…

Does secondhand shopping promote good shopping habits?

I want to shop secondhand. An easy sentence to say (or maybe more accurately: type). It always garners some encouragement from friends, some virtue in the eyes of others. It’s…

Five lockdown charity shop alternatives

Lockdown(s) have triggered us all to take conscious steps towards improving our lives. For many, this has taken the form of clutter clear outs and closet purges, making way for…

Green is the new black: commercial shops’ sustainability efforts just ain’t that sustainable

The drive to be more sustainable has taken the world by figurative storm over the last few years and has shone a light on how ethical our favourite brands and…

Edinburgh-based start-up brings charity shops to the web

One Cherry is the fruit of both a vision and a necessity. In May 2017, University of Edinburgh student Anton Puzorjov and two of his friends had decided to participate…