Brands carry a hefty responsibility to predict which trends, colors, and fabrics will fly off the shelves. But no matter how accurate these forecasts are – there will always be unsold merchandise. In fashion, most products aren’t designed with disassembly in mind, which means their parts cannot be repurposed into other goods or properly recycled. That’s why most brands destroy excess inventory as it is often the least costly option. Here’s how we can do our part to help break the cycle and champion better practices.