A former employee at Chile's Iquique port said tons of clothes, which arrive in Chile to be resold, end up in limbo.

cross-posted from: https://feddit.de/post/4050

A huge heap of unworn clothing is piling up in Chile’s Atacama desert.

An estimated 39,000 tons of clothes that can’t be sold in the US or Europe end up in Chile yearly.

The clothes occupy a large stretch of the desert, blanketing dunes in a layer of discarded textiles.

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