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Episode 125: The Social Impact of Concord’s Thrift Store

Season 8
Season 8
Episode 125: The Social Impact of Concord’s Thrift Store
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Show Notes

Thrifting clothes is such an important way to be both sustainable and give back to the community. I talked to students and teachers at my local high school to discuss their on site thrift shop, the change it’s making in their community, and the conversations around social impact it brings about. 

 

Key Takeaways: 

 

[1:29] Concord’s sustainable thrift shop and how it came to be 

[8:16] Using thrifted fabric to sew plus sized clothes 

[12:20] How the concept of sustainability has changed 

[14:04] Running a thrift shop gives kids life skills 

[18:21] Behind the scenes of running the shop 

[21:35] The most donated items and gaining more financial support

[26:39] Students get clothing for their parents and siblings as well 

[27:17] How to donate new items and what’s most needed

[31:43] How the kids are going to use these life skills 

[33:43] The ultimate dream of the thrift store 

[35:58] Please donate if you can

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