Updated: May 7, 2021
I initially bumped into sustainability by accident while trying to save money. It was 2019, I had my first thoughts of buying a house, and was confronted with what seemed like the impossible obstacle of saving even five thousand dollars to use as a down payment. I made a decent salary, yet somehow each paycheck seemed to trickle through my fingers until there was nothing left. I had to have an honest conversation with myself- I sucked at making sacrifices. I set myself a firm savings goal, and set out to see where I could trim the budget.
Clearly, I loved shopping. Particularly clothes shopping. I was no stranger to thrifting, but until my goal was in place it was more a hobby than my sole