In India, we buy and sell seconds. Actually, by doing this, we are helping not only to reduce economic loss, but also to save environment. Thus, we are doing the 4 R’s to safeguard the environment: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle and Recover the environment.
By tradition, our culture is to use and reuse until the material lasts to the final unit. Read more on this in my article “Sustainable Agriculture, Folklore and Rural Tradition Get the Benefits of Circular Economy“