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Rag News: June 2018


Used goods donation center

From the Mixed Rag to the Recycled Bag The circular economy is brought to life when mixed rags from America are sent to our re-manufacturing facility in India, where they are transformed into unique, one-of-a kind bags. During this process, we support local communities and charities in the USA, we help the environment by keeping … Continue reading Rag News: June 2018

Credential Clothing as a Part of the Solution to the Consumption Crisis


Full warehouse of credential clothing

In a recent podcast episode of What Makes Us Human, Tasha Lewis (Cornell University assistant professor in the Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design in the College of Human Ecology) argued that the fashion industry has a huge and detrimental impact on the environment, and not only in the production and manufacturing phases. These … Continue reading Credential Clothing as a Part of the Solution to the Consumption Crisis

The Growth Curve Possibilities of a Mixed Rags Market


Baled credential clothes in warehouse Bank & Vogue

In recent years, media outlets have reported that clothing has an enormous and even toxic environmental footprint. This is particularly true as consumers unnecessarily send their items to landfill rather than finding new ways to recycle materials they may no longer deem necessary. For example, statistically we know that the average shirt in the US … Continue reading The Growth Curve Possibilities of a Mixed Rags Market

The Road Taken: How Credential Clothing Makes an Epic Journey


Full donation bin of used clothing

While many credential clothing owners certainly know the contours of the new journey they intend to take their item on, they may not necessarily know of the journey it took to get their item in their hands.   Credential clothing, also known as “original clothing,” refers to items or materials that are considered unwanted by … Continue reading The Road Taken: How Credential Clothing Makes an Epic Journey

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