1) The US Enviromental Protection Agency estimates that 97% of textiles are able to be recycled.
2) Almost 70% of the world wears second hand clothing.
3) Your unwanted textiles and old clothes generates revenue for charity shops like Goodwill.
(For other reasons check out the Waste Solutions Company)
1) Most all of your clothing and household textiles can be donated to thrift stores. Even if they are 'unwearable' it is estimated that only 6% of the textiles donated to charity shops go into trash. They can sell your wholly, painted, greasy garments to textile collection centers to be recycled for rags.
2) Try upcycling your own clothing. There are a million ways to re-make old clothes and transform them into something different.
3) Donate clothes to Liz Alig. Let us know what you have and we can let you know if it fits in our current designs. Or we can give a new life to your unwanted clothing. More info about designing your own garment.