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Missoula businesses combat ‘fast fashion,’ throw-away clothing

A woman looks over the used clothing offered a second-hand store in Missoula. (Martin Kidston/Missoula Current file) The fashion industry has developed a business model of producing cheap clothing that is short-lived, forcing consumers to buy more. In the United States, consumers’ “fast fashion”  habits consume more clothing than any other country. The fashion industry thrives on this model, but …

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