The average number of items given a second life by province. See how your province stacks up by clicking the map below.
The second-hand economy contributed up to $36 billion to Canada’s economy last year. That’s money that would otherwise be spent outside the country, including through the purchase of imported goods.
When you prolong the life of your things so that others can enjoy them, it’s an easy and effective way to do your part for the environment.
A great way to stretch your budget! By buying used, Canadians saved around $480 last year and earned about $883. The second-hand economy helps you get more for your money.
Finding new uses and bringing things back to usable condition often supports local business, like repair & restoration shops!