How to Sustainably Redecorate Your Home

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Sustainability is all about using what you have, not making waste, and being smart about your resources. When it comes to redecorating, those ideas can fly right out the window. But, there are simply ways to allow you to redecorate your home while still maintaining sustainability, so check them out.

Reorder

Instead of going out and buying all new items for each room, see if you can switch around some objects or pieces of furniture around your house. Often you’ll find that you’re not tired of your things as much as they’ve gotten stale. By moving things around, you will save yourself a lot of time and money rather than buying new.

Second Hand

If you do decide you need some new items, go for things that are antique or second hand. This greatly cuts down or resources and waste, and will also guarantee that whatever you buy will be totally unique. Also, buying second hand is normally a lot cheaper than buying new, which is always a plus.

Save Materials

If you decide you want to paint a room and you buy a plastic tarp, brushes, and more, make sure to properly clean and store everything so they can be used again! There’s no point in throwing everything away and buying the same things again if you decided to paint something else a few months or even a year later.