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The Best Recycling Ideas to Try This Winter

With winter holidays here, there’s always something to do. Catering to customers can be difficult, Picture1especially during the winter season. Not only do customers want something they can use throughout the cold, frosty season, they want reliable services.

While many businesses aim to create new products, they forget about the importance of recycling old materials to make something eco-friendly, and unique at the same time.

With that in mind, whether you’re a small business or a large one, recycling materials and fabrics can help reduce environmental damage and create a loyal customer following. Here are some winter recycling ideas:

Using Old Towels

Use old towels to create different products, like mats or mini rugs. These are especially beneficial for those in the hospitality business, but any organization will benefit from it.

Many businesses tend to get rid of old towels once they start wearing out, and many hospitality businesses have stocks that often go unused. It’s best to utilize them by making small rugs or bathroom mats.

They can also be used in the kitchen as a replacement for kitchen towels.

Turn T-Shirts into Dresses

This is an idea that works very well. Take old t-shirts that are large in size and turn them into dresses. All that is required is a skilled designer and some creativity. These are easy, and can help create a nice, chic market.

Furthermore, small t-shirts can be used to make shorts for babies or miniskirts for girls. They can also be used to make scarves or tote bags. Tote bags have become popular in recent years and many designers use denim jackets, jeans, or t-shirts to make them.

Not only is it a brilliant idea, it helps effectively recycle old t-shirts.

Donating T-Shirts 

By donating t-shirts to thrift stores or second-hand textile companies, businesses can help make a significant difference this winter. Old employee uniforms or clothes that employees donate can help those in need.

It helps underprivileged families gain access to proper clothing and will help them keep warm this winter, without promising their financial stability. Furthermore, many churches, institutions, and foster care homes are always in need of clothes.

Whitehouse & Schapiro, LLC is a secondhand textile company that helps reach out to those in need. Our aim is to create a better environment for those who are underprivileged. visit our website for further information, or take a look at our life cycle recycling policy.