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Textile Recycling How it Help Communities

2.5B pounds of textiles are tossed out every year.

With the help of textile recycling, more people can use affordable, high-quality outfits.

 

Products that use recycled clothes include

Wiping cloths

Paving materials

Jewelry box lining

Baseball filling

 

The Import & Export Of Second Hand Clothing Is Becoming A Big Business!

Globally, the used clothing trade is valued at more than $4B

 

OVER 90 PERCENT of Ghanaian buy used clothing.

Used clothing industry provides employment to many people.

 

Textile recycling businesses currently accounts for about 17,000 jobs in the United States.

 

A study published by Oxfam suggests that In spite of damage to the overall textile production industry, the import of second-hand clothes is still a very beneficial practice.

 

Sources: www.thebalance.com www.smartasn.org, Infographic By

 

Whitehouse & Schapiro, LLc

Generations Dedicated to Recycling

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