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After people starting posting links on their Facebook page, H&M finally responded to articles about the Herald Square store's habit of destroying unsold clothing. Their statement: "H&M is committed to taking responsibility for how our operations affect both people and the environment. Our policy is to donate any damaged usable garments to charity. We're currently investigating an incident in a NY store that is not representative of our policy. We will follow with more information as soon as we are able. H&M's US sales operation donates thousands of garments each year through Gifts In Kind Int." [Facebook]