The Stories of Stuff: Touring S. Vinnie's Sorting Centre

By Fateema Sayani, Ottawa Magazine, November 23, 2017

Black Friday is on the horizon and you’ve already been inundated with the inevitable onslaught of advertisements. Impulse purchases will be made. People will line-up overnight and fight for the last big-screen TV. And next year, a bigger, better TV will be fought over. Black Friday is annual reflection that our economy revolves around the consume, toss, repeat cycle.

But what happens after people are done with household goods for whatever reason, be it change of taste, death, downsizing, moving? They often end up at a thrift shop.

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