A UK survey conducted in 2015 found that the majority of women’s clothing items are only worn 7 times on average, then tossed into the back of the closet.

This wastefulness must stop or slow down at the very least! It is our hope at BIOBIFL that consumers become more aware of the overall cost to their own finances and to the toxic effect on our Planet. I hope you enjoy perusing some of the products here at BuyitonceBuyitforlife.com for these very reasons. Enjoy a beautiful day.

Fixing stuff
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Fixing stuff

Hopefully everything you buy, especially at boughtitonce.com, will never need to be repaired. Things break due to being dropped, abused or whatever.I bought a pair of sandals 2 months ago and I wore them for about 2 hours before they broke! Very annoying to walk around in one sandal. One fabric strap had come ...

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BIFL Export quality
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BIFL Export quality

For the past 4 years, I have been living part of the year in Mexico and part of the year in Thailand. Consumers in both countries are on a steep rise to, God knows where too, but one thing evident is quality. Domestic products made locally, have awful quality while exported goods have "export" quality. At buy it ...

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Good ideas for umbrellas
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Good ideas for umbrellas

Buying an umbrella is not just to keep the rain off your head now. Umbrellas for keeping the sun off your head are important to millions of people in Asia and other hot, tropical climates. Even in the USA people have realised the importance and comfort of using an umbrella to keep the sun away from the face and head. ...

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Circular saw blade buying guide
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Circular saw blade buying guide

Blade types and applications...Blade type Recommended applicationsCrosscutCrosscutting wood (cutting across the grain)RippingRipping wood (cutting with the grain) Should not be used on plywoodCombinationAll-purpose wood cutting...

Consumerism and wastefulness
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Consumerism and wastefulness

A survey conducted in 2015 and commissioned by the British charity Barnardo’s, found that the majority of women’s clothing items are only worn 7 times on average. After 7 times, the article is relegated to the top shelf of a closet until it is finally donated or given to family or friends.Combatting this ...

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Clean rusty scissors or shop for new scissors?
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Clean rusty scissors or shop for new scissors?

Tips to clean knives and get rid of rust 1. White vinegar is an effective ingredient to get rid of rust from knives or scissors. You can use white vinegar to remove rust permanently.2. Soak a cotton cloth piece in white vinegar and rub the knife blades. This helps remove small rust spots from the knife blades. ...

essential office products
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essential office products

A calculator in any office, home office or otherwise is always important. I have been using the same calculator, also solar powered like this one, since 1982! A clear, large display is the big benefit of this calculator and the whole package measures 6.1 x 4.8 x 1.4 inches. A product that will certainly last a ...

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BIO BIFL Best children’s toys
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BIO BIFL Best children’s toys

It could be argued that children's toys do not need to last forever, but certainly, the joy and memories they bring may last forever. Here are a few of my favourites from playing with my own 3 children and my granddaughter these past few decades.

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BIFL: The best air mattress -41%
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BIFL: The best air mattress

Whether you are on a small budget, live in a tiny room or are expecting visitors next weekend and inflatable air mattress is always a good thing to have handy.The best inflatable air mattresses have self-contained inflation pumps, no you do not have to sit for 30 minutes with the hair dryer anymore and they also ...

$29.99 $49.99 Buy this now!
BIO BIFL:   3 speakers that are a good, sound buy
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BIO BIFL: 3 speakers that are a good, sound buy

Today, speakers come in all sorts of boxes and communication setups. Back in my youth, these boxes were called "monitor speakers" and the sound was nothing short of superb. Hi-fidelity sound, but with a huge cost and you would need a friend to help you carry just one speaker into your living room! Things have changed ...

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Ideas for buying the best drone
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Ideas for buying the best drone

This is not a product that will "last a lifetime" but many many people are interested in getting information to buy the correct drone with the right features and technology. Drones can be "toy-like" and cost less than $50 or you can take a look at the more expensive drones used by serious hobbyists and professionals ...

$35.32 $35.34 Buy this now!