16 Aug '16, 9pm

What does 17 tons of used clothing look like?

“The company has a few different categories of garments, so when the clothes come, it dispatches them to different categories, so this is the highest category,” Weiss explained. “We had to avoid the stench; the lowest category would even have, like, dead animals inside. Clothes get recycled according to the level of quality. The lowest quality goes into fibers for cleaning cloths, then car seats or mattresses, and then the clothes that are in the installation, for example, go to Eastern Europe or flea markets in Africa. It’s funny how they continue the journey and you don’t really think about it.”

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