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The Facts

 

66% of clothes collected are exported to African countries for re use.
24% of clothes collected are shredded down in to raw material (known as flock), which are used for a wide range of purposes such as carpets, mattresses, sofas and soundproofing.

6% of clothes collected are sent to Pakistan for reuse
2% consists of plastic bags of which the clothes arrive in.These are then sent to a local processor for recycling.
2% goes to landfill. These consist of odd shoes, broken toys damp and dirty clothes.

WE ARE BECOMING MORE PROACTIVE IN MINIMISING WHAT IS BEING SENT TO LANDFILL.

 

Did you know?

 

Textile recycling is one of the longest running forms of recycling,”rag and bone man”.
About 3% of household landfill waste consists of textiles.
Last year between 30000 and 35000 tonnes of textiles went to land fill therefore there is a definite requirement for textile banks from an environmental perspective


 

 

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