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For the next @DoubleImpact: Why Should You Make the Effort to Donate Your Clothes?

For the next @DoubleImpact: Why Should You Make the Effort to Donate Your Clothes?

Earlier in the week, we asked you to help us choose the next Double Impact challenge by voting on your favorite way to green your wardrobe. Clothing is a big consumer item and makes a big environmental footprint. So, it's important to take measures to keep the environment in mind!. The majority chose that donating old clothing is the best way to keep yourself eco-fashionable. Here's why: Dressing green doesn't have to mean only buying hemp clothing in muted hues. There are plenty of other steps to take toward an environmentally-friendly wardrobe, like donating your old clothes. There may be more to it than you think! Clothes require a lot of resources to be made and sending your unwanted outfits to the landfill decreases the lifespan of those garments. Your clothing could be worn by someone else or repurposed to avoid putting new materials into circulation. The sad fact is...

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