More Malaysians are buying pre-loved goods, at events like Tukar Tangan

Selling pre-loved items is a great way to protect the environment while supporting local business communities. Photos: The Star/Sam Tham

Mabel Yee’s job as a fabric cutter and seamstress entails sourcing for materials for clients. Over the years, the Kuala Lumpur-based businesswoman has accumulated a fair share of remnant fabric in various hues and designs.

And she is well aware of the negative impact of textile waste.

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