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Save the Planet by Donating Your Clothes! Here’s How

Clothes donations

There have been plenty of criticisms about the “fast fashion” that’s emerged — cheap clothing that encourages bulk buying and a swift discard months later. And while it may have been good for bargain hunters at thrift stores, it’s not so great for landfills. The average American woman owns an average of 30 outfits — and that number is ticking ever steadily upwards. On average, we toss over 80 pounds of textile waste annually and about 10.5 million tons of used clothing hits the landfills every year. The saddest part? Almost 100% of textile waste is actually recyclable. So if you’re purging your closet, what can you do with your clothing? Clothing donations are often sought by charitable organizations. You can organize a clothing swap

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