About Buy Nothing Day
A 48-hour moratorium on consumer spending. A celebration of simplicity, about getting our runaway consumer culture back onto a sustainable path.
Annually, beginning on the first shopping day after Thanksgiving.
Commit to not spending a dime for 24 hours. Fingers off the wallet, the swipe cards, the electronic shopping cart. Hang in there as the day burns down. Find out what that feels like. See how addicted to consumption you really are, how the cravings are almost impossible to resist.
By suppertime, like millions of people who have taken the Buy Nothing Day challenge before you, you may find you’ve had a life-changing epiphany.Find out more