On the next Fresh Air, what happens to the clothes, furniture, and electronics you drop off at the thrift store—more specifically, what happens to the stuff they can’t sell. A talk with journalist Adam Minter, author of Secondhand. Three generations of his family were in the junk business. Join us.
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(Photo: A woman worker sorts used plastic bottles at a recycling center in Mumbai, India - Rajanish Kakade/AP/via NPR)