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Clothing and Textiles – too valuable to waste

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So what can you do about clothing and textile waste?

1. Buy second hand, quality items which will last
2. Only buy what you love and know you will wear again and again and again
3. Borrow or rent instead of buying if only needed for a single occasion or short period of time
4. Host clothes-swap parties with friends
5. Repair or mend items that are worn or torn
6. Give unwanted, quality items to charity stores or Tip Shops for resale
7. Send unwearable items to Upparel for recycling
8. Upcycle old items into rag rugs, pet bedding, dish cloths, cleaning rags, craft projects and pillow stuffing
….and say ‘goodbye’ to clothing and textile waste!