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Your Trash Talking Tuesday tip: Recycle your Clothes

Your Trash Talking Tuesday tip:
Check out the infographic and the link below for some amazing factoids. For instance, did you know the average T-Shirt wastes 700 Gallons of water during manufacturing alone? and one pound of textiles emits more than 7 pounds of CO2!

Textile waste creates pollution and wastes precious resources so before you throw your clothes in landfill bin, consider donating, selling or recycling them.

Waste nothing.

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Mind Your Waste Infographic.


3 responses

  1. Reblogged this on SoCal's Electronics Recycling Resource.

    November 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm

  2. Any suggestions as to places that have textile recycling bins? I normally wear stuff until it’s hanging in tatters, but i’d love to know of places for the tatters.

    December 2, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    • use http://recyclewhere.org/ to find these places and more, you might enter the search term, “rags” and see what you find…in fact, type anything into RecycleWhere, it’s a great Bay Area resource for reuse and recycling and safe disposal options alike.

      December 5, 2012 at 12:28 am

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