BERLIN – A new report claims up to 40 per cent of used clothing exported to African countries such as Kenya and Tanzania has no market value and is nothing more than textile waste. The study blames the growing amount of poor quality fast fashion. Researchers visited visit two of the top 5 global net importers of used clothing, Kenya and Tanzania. They found much of the clothing exported there from the Global North is of such poor quality it goes straight to the dumpsite.
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