Consumers’ clothing disposal behaviors in Nanjing, China

  title={Consumers’ clothing disposal behaviors in Nanjing, China},
  author={Ling Zhang and Tong Wu and Siru Liu and Songyan Jiang and Huijun Wu and Jiameng Yang},
  journal={Journal of Cleaner Production},

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