Nothing in this world is built to last forever. One thing we have to remember is that the things we buy have life cycles—meaning, that they will only be fashionable or functional for a set period of time. And in the time that elapses, businesses push new products, new technologies, and faster purchasing to their consumers.
It’s easy to fall into a trap of quickly discarding an item when it’s broken or out of shape, and getting a shiny new replacement.
This toss-and-replace kind of mentality proves costly to both our budget and the environment. Impulse-buying and panic-buying drive several industries to consume and manufacture continuously, and this adds to the waste being accumulated in factories and landfills.…Continue reading