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Clothes Recycling

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Clothing Waste and Save Money

Emily Chen | Posted 05.03.2014 | Impact
Emily Chen

As clothing manufacturers and governments address waste in both the pre-consumer and post-consumer stages of the global textiles lifecycle, what can we easily do to reduce clothing waste -- and save money?

Innovation Earth: A Stylish Way to Save 21 Billion Pounds of Textile Waste a Year

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Being an environmentalist with a deep-seated love of fashion is not very fun. I love shiny, pretty things as much as the next girl, but the typical sn...

Simple Steps for Giving Shoes a Second Life

Mattias Wallander | Posted 07.01.2012 | Impact
Mattias Wallander

Just because shoes seem worn out to you doesn't mean that they won't be of use to others. There is a great need for shoes in developing countries where footwear is costly and people generally have to walk a lot for basic necessities -- to school, to work, to town, to get water and firewood.

This Time, Remember to Recycle Your Santa Hat... and Everything Else, Too!

Mattias Wallander | Posted 02.29.2012 | Green
Mattias Wallander

Not everyone realizes this, but used clothing is a much needed global commodity resold in thrift stores and market places worldwide.

Green Jobs Are a Must for a Strong Economy

Mattias Wallander | Posted 01.30.2012 | Green
Mattias Wallander

I expect that in order to move the recycling needle significantly forward we need our legislators to step up to the plate and actually ban the disposal of materials that can and therefore should be recycled 100 percent.

NYC To Begin Clothing Recycling Program This Fall

Ecouterre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Clothes unsalvageable even for the Salvation Army? This September, New York City will unveil one of the largest textile-recycling initiatives in the c...