Mid-West Textile Recycling Blog
News and Notes about the World of Textile Recycling
To learn more about recycled textiles and the work we are doing to save the environment check out the SMART website.
We are proud to be part of the Global movement to recycle and repurpose used textiles. Mid-West Textile is part of the global market that helps save 3.8 billion pounds of clothing from Landfills in the United States.
NPR did a great job covering the way Mid-West is part of helping products move into markets throughout the world.
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker buys used clothes in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Vintage Clothes are popular all over the world. Even the biggest stars use them.
Check out this article about Adele and her habit of looking for Vintage clothes (or sending her assistant to do so).
Old clothes, even torn and stained, can be recycled
The clothes you used to love but no longer wear do have value, even if they’re torn or stained. But if they’re mildewed, toss them out.
By Tom Watson
Special to The Seattle Times
Valuable items you no longer need hang in your closet, waiting for a new life.
Charities and recyclers lust after your unwanted clothing and textiles. But old clothing isn’t like most other recyclable and reusable items. With all the variations in style, quality and condition, no two pieces of old clothing are the same. This presents challenges and rewards for textile recyclers as well as people getting rid of old clothes.
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