Hard Rubbish Preston – Garage Sale Trail Ambassadors

Hard Rubbish


What’s your name and where are you from?

Hard Rubbish Bar in Preston.


Why are you excited to be a Garage Sale Trail ambassador?

We're pretty passionate about hard rubbish, and the thrift and sustainability elements of Garage Sales.

What’s the best thing about garage sales?

Finding something really awesome you've been looking for for ages!

What’s the best thing you’ve ever bought at a garage sale? 

A 2 piece opera gown and matching faux fur trimmed jacket for $4.


What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever seen for sale at a garage sale?

A traditional Korean dress costume. How did that get to Thornbury? I totally bought it ($2).


What would be your dream garage sale find?

A midcentury lamp. A great big blue one.


Who would be in your dream garage band?

Lower Plenty!

What’s the most treasured possession in your garage?

Don’t have a garage.


Whose second hand shoes would you most like to walk in?

Patti Smith's.

What’s your best tip for ‘garage sale etiquette’?

Be respectful! Barter away, but keep it fun and always say thank you.


What’s your top sustainability tip?

Never chuck it, put it up for free online.