How to Thrift Like a Pro

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Consumers purchased more than 80 billion items of new clothing last year. That’s just a staggering number. Do we really need all these clothes? In 1980 the average US citizen bought about 12 new articles of clothing a year. Now we buy about 68 new pieces a year, and half of it we wear once and throw away.

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