For those who are passionate about living a zero waste life, or simply love to save money; here are 66 secondhand sites for finding everything on your shopping list.
A Little Bit of Everything
Bonanza – Looks like Amazon and Ebay had a baby! This is a huge marketplace for anything and everything. Their items can be a bit pricey and often include additional shipping costs, but if you are looking for a quality used gift, this is the place!
Bookoo – Everyone got together for a big yard sale, and you can benefit. For your buying, selling and window-shopping pleasure
Everything But the House (EBTH) – The name says it all.
Gone – Another good one, but this app is currently only available on Iphones.
LetGo – An awesome markeplace for whatever needs arise.
Mercari – You can find great deals here on pretty much anything your heart desires.
OfferUp – I love this one! They offer everything, from arts & crafts to automobiles, and are located throughout the country
Varagesale – Not an early riser? No worries, just go to varagesale.com; the round-the-clock yard sale!
Tradesy – This one specializes in designer bags and other accessories at great used prices, but they also sell women’s clothing as well. This is where you should be picking up that Louis Vuitton!
Tophatter – Here is a pretty cool site for bidding on all kinds of used items that lie under these categories: electronics, home, hobbies, beauty, fashion, and jewelry. Try your luck!
Wee Pea – This is a fabulous option for new moms, especially. They offer high-quality used baby gear such as strollers, furniture, toys, books and more!
Abebooks – Here, you will find a wide variety of books, including textbooks. They also sell fine art and other collectibles.
Betterworld Books – This bookseller is significant due to their fundraising efforts for worldwide literacy initiatives. Make sure to shop their used section.
Bookmooch – Such a cool resource! Have a book you no longer need around? Pass it on to someone who wants to read it, and receive points to use toward a book you desire.
Bookscouter – For all of your textbook buying and selling needs. And for high-volume users, they offer additional features when you pay the Bookscouter Pro monthly fee.
Paperback Swap – It’s a book swapping community!
Thriftbooks – This vendor has such a great selection of books from all genres, and at equally great prices. I would recommend searching here first for your next leisure read. . . or any other read for that matter.
Valorebooks – Buy, sell or rent your textbooks.
KEH – This site has a plethora of used camera gear for both afficionados and the average Joe. They also offer repairs.
Used Photo Pro – If you are a photography enthusiast either for a living or by hobby, this is the place for you!
Partsmarket – Get your used car parts at a steal of a deal!
Berri Kids Boutique – This is an online shopping option for used kids clothing, based out of California. They offer clothing from newborn to elementary sizes, and they are having a 70% off sale right now!
Kidizen – This is a great resale site for baby clothing, kid’s clothing and mama clothing.
Schoola – Your purchase will go toward funding public school supply needs all over the country!
5miles – This is similar to Craigslist in its options, but it has more sales categories AND it also offers a bidding option like on Ebay, called 5 miles dash. All of the offerings are within 5 miles of your zip code, or as far out as you choose.
AdlandPro – A wide variety of sales categories, including free and barter options.
AdsGlobe – Another site similar to Craigslist, though they may be limited in your area.
Alibris – They sell a variety of used books, movies and music. Check out their bargain bin for 80% off!
Carousell – Another website that offers everything your heart could desire–they also include a free section!
Geebo – A little bit of everything!
Locanto – Who knew there were so many of these?!
Oodle Marketplace – All kinds of stuff from all over the place 🙂
Apple – Shop this link for certified refurbished Apple electronics.
Best Buy Outlet – Here, you can purchase used electronics from Best Buy; just make sure you select refurbished, open box or preowned.
Dell Refurbished – Great prices on refurbished Dell computers of all types and sizes.
Gadget Salvation – The place to buy and sell all your used gadgets that are in good working order.
Gazelle – Perfect for keeping all of those smartphones and tablets out of the landfills.
Glyde – Another one for phones, Glyde prides itself in heavy testing for guaranteed quality pre-owned.
It’s Worth More – Another great place to get a deal on a used phone or laptop–or trade in your own!
Swappa – The perfect place to buy and sell all kinds of technology.
Apartment Therapy Bazaar – This website offers a nice selection of lighting, furniture, rugs, decor and other items for the home.
Apt Deco – Offers good quality secondhand furnishings with an added bonus of a delivery team that even handles assembly!
Chairish – This site is high end and prices reflect that, but it’s a lot cheaper than buying the same items new. They should also last a lot longer.
Food52 – Gorgeous vintage kitchen supplies and furnishings.
Kaiyo – This site offers great deals on quality used furniture.
Swap – I absolutely love swap.com for both their affordable prices and their great selection. Besides men’s clothing, they sell women’s, children’s and toys, etc.
Movies & Music
Family Video – Used dvds and blu-rays.
Second Spin – An abundance of entertainment options on a budget!
SwapaCD – A great site for creating a sharing economy for all your music.
SwapaDVD – This one does the same thing, only with movies.
Reverb – This is so cool! Are you a member of a band or just someone who enjoys playing music? Or maybe your child is wanting to start violin lessons, but you just don’t see how your family could budget for it right now . . . enter Reverb. They sell all kinds of instruments and music equipment at reasonable used prices.
GearTrade – The place to buy or sell any and all active outdoor gear for hiking, camping, biking, snow and paddle sports, etc!
MEC Gear Swap – Another great site for swapping your outdoor gear.
The North Face Renewed – North Face is an excellent sustainability model for other retailers, and this is a perfect example. Here, they are giving their returns, damaged and defective items a second life.
Outdoors Geek – This is a rental site for all your camping, glamping and backpacking needs.
REI Co-op Used Gear – `You can get an REI gift card for turning in your used gear for resale.
Worn Wear by Patagonia – This is another company that is doing it right. They resell customers’ used clothing after they have worn them to their content. Simply mail them back to the company and they will make them suitable for a second life.
Play it Again Sports – No need to spend boatloads of money with the risk that your child will simply drop their new sport after the first practice. You can find all kinds of gently used sports gear on here.
Ruby Lane – If you are a collector of yesterday, Ruby Lane is your online shopping mecca. Here you will find vintage and antique art, dolls, jewelry, and so much more.
Weddings & Other Events
100 Layer Cake – This is a wedding planning website that includes a resale marketplace for wedding-related items.
Stillwhite – Here, brides will find the dress of their dreams at a price they can afford. On top of that, they will be doing so much more sustainably! Sellers are welcome to contribute as well.
I do now I don’t – If you are looking for a fabulous wedding ring that fits your budget and don’t mind not being the first one to wear it, this is the place.
Wedding Recycle – When it comes to anything wedding, you only use it once so it might as well be secondhand.
Depop – This app is making secondhand fashion hip with millenials, and they do it in an instagram-style “fashion.” It’s so hot they’ve even been introducing brick and mortar stores.
The Real Real – This one can get pricey, but if you’re looking for good deals on high-end brands, this is the place. They also buy and sell men’s and children’s clothing.
Thredup – This is such a fun place to shop. They have a stylish selection of women’s and children’s clothing, with like-new quality and sustainable packaging. There are even unique options such as saving money on a bundle that may need a few repairs, or opting for a personal stylist to put together a box for you based on your quiz results. Sign up now and they will give you up to 50% off your first order!
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