I did a little experiment to see how much some of my belongings weigh...
Packing for travel makes you think in a different way. If you check bags when you travel, the weight limits of 40 or 50 pounds stays at the front of your mind as you decide what to bring on your trip. But imagine that you had to pack all of your clothing into one or two of those bags. Could you do it? I was curious to know how much my closet weighed so I did a little experiment.
How much do my clothes weigh?
For a total of 80 pounds
A few things to note...
Just a few things to note about this little experiment...
I recently read that the Average American throws away approximately 80 pounds of used clothing per person each year. Eek! I don't want to be part of that statistic, so I have been trying to curate my wardrobe to include clothes I love , feel good in, and are good quality so they will last. When I do get rid of clothes (I already have my eye on some pieces I just don't wear much anymore) I always try to give them to friends or donate them so they can have a longer life even if it's not with me. I'm a work in progress, as we all are. Gotta start somewhere, right?
If you do this experiment, let me know what you come up with! - I am so curious!
Tags: USA Travel Blog, Thailand Travel Blog, Japan Travel Blog, Sri Lanka Travel Blog, London Travel Blog, Portugal Travel Blog, Cruise Travel Blog, Travel Hacking Blog, Credit Card Blog, Lifestyle Blog, Simplify Blog, Declutter Blog, Downsize Blog, Less Stuff More Travel Blog
Thanks for stopping by Trip Don't Fall - A Clumsy Girl's Travel & Lifestyle Blog (TDF)!
Growing up I thought I would never leave my home town, but in my 20's I caught the travel bug and if I'm not traveling you can bet I am dreaming about my next adventure.
When I am 'home', I'm working to make my life more simple, sustainable, and intentional one baby step at a time.
Follow me on instagram @tripdontfall.xyz and on Pinterest to join me on my journey!
KEEP IN TOUCH
Your Sustainable Minimalist Wardrobe Starts HERE:
Powered by Creative Market