Secondhand Sunday

Embracing Sustainability with Secondhand Sunday

The Sunday after Thanksgiving, we celebrate national Secondhand Sunday to embrace secondhand gifting, while supporting secondhand sellers and circular fashion during the peak holiday shopping season.

In a world where consumption often outpaces necessity, finding innovative ways to reduce waste and promote sustainability has become a pressing concern. Among various initiatives that have gained traction, "Secondhand Sunday" stands out as an inspiring movement that not only fosters community spirit but also significantly contributes to the reduction of waste.

At its core, Secondhand Sunday embodies the principles of sustainability and circular economy. It encourages people to rethink their consumption habits and offers an accessible way to participate actively in reducing waste. By consigning or reselling uniforms they no longer need, individuals contribute to the collective effort of creating a more sustainable environment. Kids outgrow their clothes so quickly that many parents find they have new with tags school uniforms that are past the return window.

Consigning uniforms and purchasing uniforms from consignment shops aligns perfectly with the growing trend of conscious consumerism. People are becoming increasingly aware of the environmental implications of their actions and are seeking ways to minimize their carbon footprint. Secondhand Sunday provides a simple and accessible avenue for individuals to support a circular economy by reusing items instead of buying new ones.

USMC Cammies

Many uniform suppliers are having a hard time keeping up with supply and demand. One noteworthy shortage is the Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniform (MCCUU). Many Marines are desperate to find cammies in good condition in their size. Consigning uniforms as servicemembers separate from their branch of service not only helps them make money on uniforms they will no longer wear, but also helps another servicemember in need of uniforms in good condition.

The success of Secondhand Sunday relies heavily on community involvement and awareness. Social media platforms, local newspapers, and community bulletin boards play a crucial role in spreading the word and encouraging participation. By sharing experiences and success stories, individuals inspire others to join the movement, amplifying its impact.

Uniform Consignment

If you like shopping with Second Tour Uniforms, you would like consigning your unneeded uniforms with us. For information about consigning with Second Tour Uniforms, email us at

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