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Published on July 11th, 2017
Donate or Recycle Old Clothing.

Landfill
Clothing and other waste in landfill
Photo: simplerecycling.com

Many people toss their old clothing in the trash, often meaning into landfills.

According to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (2013), North Americans alone throw-out over 10.5-million tons of clothing each year, much of which could have been donated or recycled.

Each of us can do our part in solving this problem simply by donating our old clothing. This gives that clothing a second life for thrift store buyers, or to those in need in homeless missions.

Thrift Store
Clothing at thrift store
Photo: spsmw.org

Alternatively, that clothing may be recycled into something new.

Together, we can solve this manmade problem and help to give ourselves and future generations a better and cleaner world.

Editor's Note: To see a brief video of what a small "clothing spill" would look like on a beach rather than hidden in a landfill, click here. To learn more, please see additional reuse and recycling organizations such as http://earth911.com/recycling-guide/, http://bluejeansgogreen.org/ or Google "Recycle Clothing."

In the next KazanToday: Two eye-surgeons responsible for restoring the wondrous gift of sight to millions of poor third world people.


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