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Interesting Facts About Textile And Garment Recycling

Textile recycling activities are important to be carried out by every city. The reuse of clothing prevents polluting the environment and reduces the need for energy-intensive production of new clothes.

80 pounds of used clothing is thrown away by an average American per year.

100% of all clothing and textiles are recyclable.

Consumers throw away used clothing the most. They recycle only 15% of it whereas 75% of pre-use clothing is recycled by manufacturers.

70% of the world’s population used clothing.

26% of used clothing is recycled to create fiberboard, upholstery, mattresses and fiber for insulation products.

Contact us to sell your used clothing to protect the environment!

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