Department of Sanitation, local nonprofits celebrate 2nd annual Thrift Store Day

The day is part of the Reuse! NYC

The day is part of the Reuse! NYC program. (August 15, 2014 4:53 PM)

The Department of Sanitation and local nonprofits are celebrating the second annual Thrift Store Day.

Officials are encouraging New Yorkers to "think secondhand first." The stores are not only a good place to find a bargain, but they are good for the community and environment, they say.

Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia says secondhand stores create jobs and training opportunities....

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