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Reduce, rent, reuse: How to help the circular economy get on a roll

My family was recently faced with the challenge of packing 7-plus years of stuff to move into our new house (I know, great timing with interest rates). Like many others who have faced this challenge, we started by dividing things into two piles: keep and pack, or donate.  We didn’t quite get to the level of Marie Kondo’s ‘Sparks Joy’ method, but we did end up with a substantial number of donations. We also discovered a third category: things that weren’t in good enough condition t