IF you've had a clear out of your cupboards it can be tempting to throw old junk away – but actually there's a better solution for both your bank balance and the planet.
One person's junk can be another person's treasure, so you could make a tidy profit from selling unwanted items.
However, it's important to sell the right things to the right audience – and with so many apps and marketplaces, it can be tricky to know where to sell what.
Mum of three Emma Bradley, 46, set up Mums Savvy Savings, and knows a thing or two about selling unwanted items for a profit.
Emma says: "I've become more money savvy, and these days I always look for a deal and make my money go much further.
"One way I make some extra money is by selling online and I have discovered that different platforms are useful for different types of products.
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"Now I even buy bargains that I spot in charity shops or at car boot sales and then resell for profit.
"I have also found some great bargains for my family, including Air Force 1 trainers for just £3!"
Know your audience
Firstly, Emma recommends knowing exactly what you are selling, and researching where the buyers are likely to be.
She says: "If you have designer gear that will be popular with young people, sell on Depop.
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