Reusing and Recycling Textiles

The numbers are staggering: estimates show that Ontario generates 500,000 tonnes of clothing and textile waste every year and that number is expected to grow rapidly. Although most people report donating used textiles to charity for reuse, 85% of used textiles are ending up in the landfill instead. The good news: many people and organizations are working hard to eliminate textile waste at the community and system level.

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