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
Jewelry box lining
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