Did you know that the United States produces more waste than any other country on Earth? It’s an unfortunate fact. Much of that waste — approximately 5% of it — is comprised of clothing and textiles, and almost all of that could be recycled. However, all of this unnecessary waste creates big problems for the planet. To make matters worse, we could avoid this by purchasing less and encouraging factories to create less, too.
There is a solution, though, and that’s to give gently used clothing donations to charity rather than sending them to a landfill. Why is this so important? The clothing manufacturing process puts a great toll on our environment and produces a lot of waste. All of this is unnecessary, and there are many benefits to reducing this type of consumption. Want more information? Here are the (more…)
09 Jul 2014