‘The house turned into an op shop!’ How to host a pre-Christmas stuff swap

At the intersection of tight budgets and the decluttering boom sits the solution for a lower-cost, lower-waste Christmas. But please, no snatching

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Christmas is fast approaching, but you could be forgiven for wanting to slow down your purchases. With the rise of the mindful, minimal-waste consumer, many are looking for gift-giving options that don’t cost the earth. Enter, the pre-Christmas stuff swap.

At a stuff swap, one person’s trash is another’s stocking stuffer. Pre-loved clothes, toys and books are fair game, provided they’re in good, regiftable condition.

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