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Clothing Rack, Declutter, Kids, Kids clothes, Marie Kondo, Organised, Spark joy, SwapUp, The Organised Housewife, Wardrobe -

Lots of families struggle with keeping their wardrobe, well, relatively tidy. We’re not talking about Instagram influencer-level tidy, just, you know, enough that you can dress your kid without a headache. So we did the research for you. Here’s three easy tips to keeping your kids' wardrobe tidy. Declutter Before you start tidying, free up your kids’ wardrobe by getting rid of stuff that your kids no longer use. This includes clothing, toys or just random stuff they’ve received as gifts but secretly hated. Remember Marie Kondo’s decluttering technique? You don’t have to talk to each item (although personally I...

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Team Junico Kids visits Victoria Avenue Public School to introduce the concept of preloved fashion as a way to reduce the environmental impact of fast fashion. Leading up to the day, the liaising VAPS teacher said that her “students have been excitedly bringing in T-shirts wondering what we will be making with them”. Junico Kids is proud to be a local Australian e-commerce player looking to not only promote the reuse of children's clothing, but also educate families with young children on practical, concrete actions we can take to care for the environment.   Concord West—15 December 2020—last week marked the...

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Artisan, Brands, Community, Designer, Dye, Environment, Ethical, Fair Trade, Fast Fashion, GOTS, Organic, Sedex, Supply Chain, Sustainable, Workers -

We want to leave our child a better world, right?  It turns out that choosing the right clothing brands can help. Why does it matter? Well, according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the fashion industry is the second most polluting industry in the world. So the impact of clothing production on the environment and society is probably bigger than one might imagine. One of the driving factors is the fast fashion model. Instead of sticking to a few seasons per year, where it used to take months for items to go from design to a local department...

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Fast Fashion, H&M, Landfill, Op Shop, Secondhand, St Kilda Mums, Sustainable, Upcycling, Zara -

The word secondhand used to have a bit of an undertone, but here at Junico Kids we’re proud to say that we sell and buy secondhand items! Most of our office furniture and equipment are secondhand. It took time to research and buy the right products that we needed, but we strive to keep our vision to minimise the business’ impact. Our experience buying secondhand is one of the reasons why we want to make the process of buying secondhand clothes as easy as buying new. Some people ask if it’s okay to wear secondhand clothes, particularly for kids. Personally,...

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Biodegradable, Christmas, Fast Fashion, Gift, Holiday Season, Kris Kringle, Recycle, Reuse, Secondhand, Summer, Waste -

Kids love Christmas because they associate it with holiday, food and presents. But buying gifts for the sake of gifting is not such a good idea for the environment. Research shows that we create 30% more waste during Christmas from all the unwanted gifts and excess food we feel obligated to share. We would like to remind you that it doesn’t have to be this way! Receiving (and expecting) a gift is not something that kids are born with. Rather, it’s something that our culture reinforces over and over. And while the act of gifting itself is great, sometimes we...

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