Media Reports & Reviews

The Market in Second-Hand Clothing: Is it Good for Africa? Business Daily, BBC World Service, 9 September 2016

Fast Fashion is Creating an Environmental Crisis, Newsweek, 1 September 2016

"Peak Stuff" You and Yours, BBC Radio 4, 2 June 2016

Book Review Symposium – Andrew Brooks’ “Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-Hand Clothes” Antipode, 26 May 2016

East Africa's ban on second-hand clothes won't save its own industry, The Guardian, 4 May 2016

East Africa’s used-clothes trade comes under fire, The Economist, 30 March 2016

Forget creativity – fashion needs to talk about sustainability, The Globe and Mail, 9 March 2016

Why East Africa wants to ban second-hand clothes, BBC News, 2 March 2016

The great charity bag rip-off: How shady firms are cashing in on your clothes donations, Sunday Post, 7 February 2016 

Cuando la caridad se convirtió en negoci, Tiempo, 28 October 2015

Clothing donations undercut entrepreneurs in world’s poorest countries, The Washington Times, 1 June 2015

Review, Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-hand Clothes by Andrew Brooks, Geographical Magazine, 1 May 2015

YouTube 'haulers' get ethical with a new #haulternative campaign for Fashion Revolution Day, The Telegraph, 24 April 2015

Review, Third-world Clothing Con Unmasked, Morning Star, 20 April 2015

Review, Clothing Poverty: The Hidden World of Fast Fashion and Second-hand Clothes, Times Higher Education, 9 April 2015

Review, Andrew Brooks: Clothing Poverty, Herald Scotland, 28 March 2015

Global Clothing and Poverty, Thinking Allowed, BBC Radio 4, 25 March 2015

The hidden cost of second-hand clothing, Geographical Magazine, 20 March 2015

Fashion books round-up: The naked truth about everything from denims to dresses, The Independent, 26 February 2015

The Ethics of Fast Fashion, Royal Geographical Society, 19 February 2015

Fair Deal, Share Radio, 19 February 2015

The Secret world of Fast Fashion, Arise TV, 19 February 2015

El negocio global de la ropa de segunda mano, BBC Mundo, 14 February 2015

The hidden trade in our second-hand clothes given to charity, The Guardian, 12 February 2015

Where do your old clothes go? BBC News (Magazine piece and World News Interview), 11 February 2015

Review, Books about fast fashion's issues abound, but what are we really doing to change thing? The Globe and Mail, 11 February 2015

The secret life of your charity shop cast-offs, The Telegraph, 21 July 2014

Chinese premier's Africa tour gains international praise, Xinhua (Chinese Television), 12 May 2014

Premier wraps up Africa tour, China Daily, 12 May 2014

From US car parks to Sulaymaniyah's bazaar, Al Jazeera, 7 May 2014

The trouble with second-hand clothes, The Business of Fashion, 10 November 2013

Is your old t-shirt hurting African economies? CNN, 12 April 2013

Carros japoneses percorrem caminho corrupto para chegar a Moçambique [In Portuguese] (Japanese cars follow a corrupt path to arrive in Mozambique), Deutsche Welle – DW (German International Broadcasting Service), 1 August 2012

Africa’s clothes curse, The Guardian, 9 May 2012

Chinese businesses in Africa, CNBC Television, October 2008.