If you live in the West, chances are at some point you have stuffed your used clothes into a garbage bag and hauled them off to a Goodwill or the Salvation Army. Maybe you stood over your clothes and asked them pointedly if they brought you joy, à la Marie Kondo. Maybe two years of pandemic living made owning anything but sweatpants feel superfluous.
Either way, if you’re like me, donating your used clothing was probably the end of the story. For most of my life, I assumed that the clothes I gave to thrift stores were sold at those thrift stores, and that I was simply a benevolent donor — giving my low-rise bootcut jeans a second life, and helping a charity raise funds in the process.[…]
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