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Thrift stores have got that in green

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A customer sells her old clothes at a Buffalo Exchange in Las Vegas. (Courtesy of Buffalo Exchange)

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A "Reduce Reuse Recycle" neon sign hangs in a Buffalo Exchange store window in Las Vegas. (Courtesy of Buffalo Exchange)

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Clothes and shoes for sale at a Buffalo Exchange in San Francisco. (Courtesy of Buffalo Exchange)

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Time was when people bought clothes at thrift shops to save money. Or to get that perfect 1940s suit. Now shoppers also do it to save the environment. Recycling garments has become the latest green trend.


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