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Mountains of clothing build up as recycling breaks down

Market traders. Bags of used clothing

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 MADRID/NAIROBI (Reuters) – Clothes recycling is the pressure-release valve of fast fashion, and it’s breaking under COVID-19 curbs. The multi-billion-dollar trade in second-hand clothing helps prevent the global fashion industry’s growing pile of waste going straight to landfill, while keeping wardrobes clear for next season’s designs. But it’s facing a crisis. Exporters are struggling, as are …

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