Falling rag prices likely to cost charities tens of millions
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Falling rag prices likely to cost charities tens of millions

1 Sep 2014 | David Ainsworth

Charities are likely to lose tens of millions of pounds this year from a fall in the price of recycled clothing and other textiles, known as rag.

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