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Rag News: October 2020


The impact of COVID-19 on the Halloween Season COVID-19 has turned the world upside down. Everything as we know has been impacted; including how we live and interact with each other, how we work and communicate, how we commute and travel. Halloween season has not been an exception. Non-medical masks will not be replaced with … Continue reading Rag News: October 2020

Rag News: September 2020


El Salvador Reopens All Businesses Throughout this pandemic, El Salvador has endured one of the strictest lockdowns in Latin America. On March 14th, El Salvador declared a state of emergency. As a result, the circulation of people was prohibited. In fact, Salvadorians were not allowed to leave their homes under any circumstances, unless they were … Continue reading Rag News: September 2020

Rag News: August 2020


The Importance of Linens in the Recycling World Linens are a scarce product, that does not come around too often in donations bins. In fact, this is one of the reasons why thrift stores don’t sort this product from the institutional clothing. However, it is a commodity that is highly appreciated in the recycling world.  … Continue reading Rag News: August 2020

Rag News: July 2020


The Rise of Second-hand Clothing Second-hand clothing has been on the rise in the recent years, but in the next 2-5 years it’s forecasted to increase exponentially. The second-hand clothing market is projected to grow up to $51 billion in the next five years. As the market increases, big box retailers see the potential of … Continue reading Rag News: July 2020