Does water cost as much as our clothing?

Ever wonder what happens to the clothing we discard?   Some of our “donations” get shipped overseas to India where the clothing is unraveled and made into new things.  The women who sort and process the clothing have some interesting questions for us.

Interesting questions such as – Is our water too expensive to wash our clothes? Their absolute bafflement on why we are tossing away perfectly good items should give us some pause.

You can watch the video here:

http://aeon.co/video/society/unravel-how-india-recasts-the-clothes-the-west-throws-away

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