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Retail’s ‘Dark Side’: As Inventory Piles Up, Liquidation Warehouses Are Busy

By Michael Corkery, The New York Times

August 1, 2022

Liquidators say they offer a more environmentally responsible option by finding new buyers and markets for unwanted products, both those that were returned and those that were never bought in the first place. “We are reducing the carbon footprint,” said Tony Sciarrotta, executive director of the Reverse Logistics Association, the industry trade group. “But there is still too much going to landfills.”

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Michael Corkery