Fashion’s Burning

Did you know that in the west, huge department stores and discount garment chain stores would rather destroy unsold items than sell them at a loss or give them away to charity. So what does it mean for us who gladly accept second hand clothes into our markets without even tracking the background of these items. The clothes are sprayed with very harmful chemicals to keep them fresh throughout their journey to us but then we inhale these awful chemicals and get sick. Didn’t you ever wonder why upon returning from a trip to Owino you feel light-