Donations – not all joy for thrift shop

While the Marie Kondo decluttering craze has been motivating many to rid themselves of stuff that does not spark joy, it also seems to be impacting on local charities – and not always for the best.
In Castlemaine the Salvation Army Thrift Shop is among countless charity stores across the nation reporting an upsurge in donations due to the popular KonMari method that has taken off among fans of the Japanese tidying expert’s Netflix programs. Story in today’s Castlemaine Mail.

Eve Lamb
Journalist and photographer Eve Lamb has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) degree from Deakin University and a Master of Arts (Professional Writing) from Deakin University. She has worked for many regional newspapers including the Hamilton Spectator and the Warrnambool Standard, and has also worked for metro daily, The Hobart Mercury, and The Sunday Tasmanian. Eve has also contributed to various magazines including Australian Cyclist.