30 Apr '18, 12pm

Some recycling centers no longer take fabrics—here’s how to look for alternatives: https://t.co/T2NGgDB2Jv

Some recycling centers no longer take fabrics—here’s how to look for alternatives: https://t.co/T2NGgDB2Jv

Q: I have a bag of old clothes. Delaware Solid Waste Authority no longer accepts these, and other companies in New Castle County have said no. Advice? —Tom Lefferts, in Newark, Delaware A: Your concern is understandable, because the average U.S. citizen throws away a staggering 68 pounds of clothing and other textiles annually, or around 11 million tons. Only about 15 percent of this mass gets recycled, which seems like a colossal—and disgraceful—waste. While it is true that recycling centers in Delaware no longer take fabrics, you can still donate used clothing and textiles to outlets such as Goodwill, Salvation Army, St. Vincent DePaul, Savers, or other thrift stores. The trade organization Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART) collects the textiles, sorts them to find what is still wearable, and makes use of unwearable items by cutting them into wiping cloth...

Full article: https://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/whats-best-way-recycle-...

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