Beagle Button, When only new will do!

At Rumage we believe that nothing beats that warm and fuzzy feeling you get inside when you’ve done something great for the planet. Repairing an item and giving it a new life is a great skill and a wonderful feeling. That’s why we are on a mission to help our planet and the people in … Read more

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Plastic Free July … Are you up for the 2022 challenge?

Plastic Free July® is a Global movement started by the founder of the Plastic Free Foundation, Rebecca Prince-Ruiz. Plastic free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution. This is all so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part … Read more

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Second-Hand Camera Buyer’s Guide

Our new second-hand camera buyer’s guide is out now. We share top tips on buying second-hand cameras, lenses and gear. The guide covers some of the things to look out for. From shutter count, key questions to ask to a few golden rules. For example DSLR sensors are easy to damage when lenses are changed in … Read more

Step up, buy second-hand recycle or reuse

The world is waking up: concern about the environmental and ethical costs of the consumer goods industry worldwide, the need to recycle and reuse, and the impact of dealing with waste are common threads across many conversations. Buying second-hand isn’t the same as protesting on the streets, but it’s a demonstration none the less. As … Read more

When used kids stuff is easy, budgeting is easy

As a mum I know the clothes my kids get through. There are the shoes that are in perfectly good nick but they’ve grown out of them. Then the bikes that are too small and the toys that go out of favour. Buying everything new makes no sense when you have kids. And the same … Read more

We’ve made buying pre-loved as easy as falling off a log

I know buying pre-loved can be a chore. Finding the right thing, bidding at the right time, how do you know where the thing you want is? Which websites to search? The best deal may be listed on Shpock, but you’ve got Ebay and Gumtree bookmarked. How many sites can you keep tabs on? So … Read more

Why Rumage for second-hand?

There are now so many places to look for second-hand items that it’s often overwhelming. Where to go when you want to save both money and the planet with one conscience consumer decision? Meet Jo, our founder, and find out why she started I started on my kitchen table back in 2019 because I … Read more

It’s summer – time for a Garden Party!

Why not have a garden party? Here are some Rumage ideas to get you in the mood for the summer holidays! If you fancy having a garden party there are lots of ideas to help you. Think about how best to decorate your garden or re-style your garden furniture. You can scale up or down … Read more

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reconditioned mobile phone buyers Guide

If you go for a reconditioned mobile phone you can make your money go further. It might not be the latest model but will an older model be just fine? For the latest model phone, you’re going to have to pay more. However, there are great deals to be had on pre-owned ones. There are … Read more

secondhand garden furniture buyers guide

Even when buying secondhand garden furniture, the right material is worth considering as it will determine how durable the furniture is, what its likely condition is and how long it will last you. Garden furniture can make your outdoor space, from an entertaining zone to a relaxing oasis on a patio. Just like an indoor space … Read more