ORGANIZING REALITY: Marie Kondo tells us to ditch joyless items but where are we sending them?
“The rise of the de-cluttering icon, Ikea’s “peak stuff” comments – we have an overconsumption problem but simply chucking things out won’t solve it.”
Hmmm, Ms. Kondo says when a button falls off, it’s a sign that the shirt has to go. Not so quick, Missy. Maybe, maybe not.
The article gives food for thought about how we over-buy, and I definitely get that. Yet, in the US, we have ample avenues for donations, and donated items that are deemed unusable here are sent overseas by charitable organizations.
Read the whole article at The Guardian