Leeds and West Yorkshire was built on the textile trade.

And the textile trade was built largely on the back of slavery.

Ive discovered the joys of exploring charity shops over the past few years. much more interesting than the high street or the internet. And probably a little more sustainable.

I was sorry to see that donations are significantly down as more folk choose to sell unwanted items via Vinted or similar apps.

Do you think the ease with which we can buy and sell items is good from a sustainability perspective? or is this just capitalism extending its mitts into the recycling business?

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