18 Nov '11, 8pm

Frugal followers (& greenies) — what you can buy secondhand vs. what you should always buy new

Frugal followers (& greenies) — what you can buy secondhand vs. what you should always buy new

When it comes to furnishing a frugal, eco-friendly home, success means knowing when to choose new versus used. So whether you're a squirrel like me – saving up and savoring – or a raccoon like my husband – always after the shiniest toy – it's prudent to take things case by case. Some things should always be purchased new. Conversely, sometimes buying secondhand just makes good practical sense. Here's how it breaks down:

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