Need to get rid of old clothes? You’re not alone: With fast fashion, it’s easier than ever to buy into trends. But cheap clothes aren’t made to last and that excess often ends up in a long chain of carbon- and labor-intensive reselling and recycling, if not directly into a landfill.
Donating is a popular alternative—but know that only about 10 to 20 percent of donated clothing gets sold at thrift shops. The rest goes through a series of sales, from resellers to textile