25 May '11, 11pm

A New York Debut for Textile Recycling

RefashionNYC New York City’s new textile recycling bin, flanked by two promotional sidekicks. No more hauling your hand-me-downs in plastic bags and shopping carts to your nearest green market or thrift shop, New Yorkers. City officials say they have partnered with Housing Works, a group that helps homeless people infected with the H.I.V. virus, to pick up donated clothing at apartment buildings in one of the first large-scale consumer textile recycling programs in the Country. Titled RefashionNYC , the program has been in the works since last year, when the city started accepting bids for a 10-year contract committing a New York-based charitable group to regular pickups of clothing, linens, shoes and clean rags throughout the city. The goal is to capture most of the 200,000 tons of textile and apparel materials that New Yorkers throw away each year but that could be reuse...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/05/25/a-new-york-debu...

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A New York Debut for Textile Recycling

green.blogs.nytimes.com 25 May '11, 9pm

RefashionNYC New York City’s new textile recycling bin, flanked by two promotional sidekicks. No more hauling your hand-me...

Chevy Volt makes its Japanese debut

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green.autoblog.com 21 May '11, 1pm

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