WIRED: How to (Ethically) Get Rid of Your Unwanted Stuff

With so many extensive online selling and donation resources, there's no need to get bogged down.


by Jaime Stathis


IF WE HAVE stuff we neither want nor need, what should we do with it?


A lot of people save items for "someday," but Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, aka The Minimalists, advise against that. The Minimalists have a 20/20 rule, which states that if you can get an item within 20 minutes for $20 or less, you don't have to keep it for "just in case." Also consider that people buy just about anything, even broken, nonfunctional tech they use to repair other things. You never know what you can get if you’re willing to part with something you may otherwise trash or stash away.


So now that you have stuff you want to unload, we have solutions...


https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-ethically-sell-donate-stuff/