COMMENT: Recycled clothing stirs up controversy
By Mike Flanagan | 17 November 2009
Western apparel brands and retailers with an eye on sustainability are rolling out initiatives to recycle unwanted clothing instead of sending it to landfill. But while such actions from the likes of Marks & Spencer and Levi Strauss attract almost universal applause, there's a very different reaction in China where the practise carries a five-year prison sentence.
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