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Published: 14 September 2019

By Andy Ross

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The journeys clothes take

This must be the ultimate in recycling recycling!

We all know about the fashion industry and the problems associated with it, not least of which is waste. Hundreds of tonnes of textiles are sent across the planet each year when they are discarded, many of which end up in markets in Africa. An enterprising man, Amah Ayivi, goes across to Togo a few times a year and brings back vintage items which he then sells in his concept store in Paris. What a great idea.