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Thomas Ahlmann

contributed to D+C/E+Z in summer 2022 as the director of the umbrella organisation FairWertung, a nationwide network of charitable associations that collect used clothing.  

All articles of Thomas Ahlmann


Used clothing collection in Germany

The quantity collected by clothing drives has risen significantly since the mid-1990s as consumption habits have changed

Secondhand clothes

Trade in secondhand clothes: the benefits outweigh the costs

The export of secondhand clothing has been criticised, but it has advantages, particularly for low-income people

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