Salaula: The World of Secondhand Clothing and Zambia [Paperback]

Salaula: The World of Secondhand Clothing and Zambia

When we donate our unwanted clothes to charity, we rarely think about what will happen to them: who will sort and sell them, and finally, who will revive and wear them. In this fascinating look at the multibillion dollar secondhand clothing business, Karen Tranberg Hansen takes us around the world from the West, where clothing is donated, through the salvage houses in North America and Europe, where it is sorted and compressed, to Africa, in this case, Zambia. There it enters th (more…)

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  1 comment for “Salaula: The World of Secondhand Clothing and Zambia [Paperback]

  1. Nambeye Katebe
    July 26, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    Very interesting article, it caught my eye immediately as I have had the exciting experience of buying salaula! It is surprising to think that there is more to second hand clothes, will lookup the book.

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