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Nigerian eco-designer takes on fast fashion

By Reuters
12 December 2022   |   5:59 am
Second-hand clothes come to countries like Nigeria from across the world in bales, with some of it destined for landfill. Nigerian designer Uche Aladimma is upcycling those materials for his new eco-fashion label.

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