Ways To Reduce Clothing and Textile Waste In Your Community

Posted by Recycle Coach on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 11:03 AM

Did you know that we produce 2.1 billion tons of waste annually worldwide? Of this, it's projected that we'll generate 60% more clothing and textile waste by 2030 over 2015. However, we can work together to reduce this type of waste.

To get started, we’ve put together a blog to provide you with a deeper understanding of what textile waste is, what causes it, and learn ways to reduce this type of waste. There are many options available, which means you and your team can select the best option for how to reduce textile waste with your residents and with your local community.

What is textile waste?
Textile waste are materials, typically clothing, that have been disposed of as they’ve been deemed unfit for use. Textiles can include items such as clothing, purses, belts, linens, shoes, drapery, and more.

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Topics: fast fashion, textile waste, slow fashion, clothing waste, fashion recycling, clothing swap

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