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Clothing and Textile Recycling Has Major Impact on Reducing Greenhouse Gasses According to EPA and S.M.A.R.T.


Current levels of clothing and textile recycling has among the highest levels of impact on reducing greenhouse gasses according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In its report entitled: Municipal Solid Waste Generation, Recycling and Disposal in the United States: Facts and Figures for 2011*, the EPA states clothing recycling today has an equivalent impact … Continue reading Clothing and Textile Recycling Has Major Impact on Reducing Greenhouse Gasses According to EPA and S.M.A.R.T.

Thrift-Shop Steals


Buying second-hand clothing saves money, but how just how much?   An American family share their wardrobe secrets and their tips on finding thrift-shop deals and making the most out of used clothing.  Aired on NBC Today. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Watch the full video here   Share This:

Donations: Usable or Junk?


The Ottawa Sun goes behind the scenes at a Salvation Army and a Society St. Vincent de Paul Resale Centre. They discover just how many donations are received that cannot be used.  An interesting video, take a look. watch the video here Share This:

Why We Should Re-use


The effect on our world for the production and transportation for common, everyday articles of clothing. Everyone should be aware of the environmental impacts of the clothing industry and the importance of re-using and recycling clothes. The table below highlights the amounts of water and fossil fuels used, the C02 emissions created, and the harmful … Continue reading Why We Should Re-use