With rising concern for the environment, people have become more involved in reducing their ecological footprint through recycling. The used and second-hand goods industry, which involves the transfer of pre-owned items to a secondary consumer, has therefore increased in popularity in recent years. While the internet and free online classifieds sites have greatly aided in the growth of the industry, social mission shops and second-hand clothing shops remain among the most common channels used to acquire and dispose of second-hand products.
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