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How To Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

How To Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

Easter weekend – Spring has arrived and it’s the ideal time for a wardrobe refresh. When the seasons change we adapt to the weather and with Spring comes warmer and lighter days, which in itself allows us to feel more excited about decluttering our homes. So if you are thinking about a wardrobe Spring update, … Read more

Does London Fashion Week Consider Sustainability?

Does London Fashion Week Consider Sustainability?

As we look towards London Fashion Week 2022, questions around the fashion industry in the UK and sustainability arise again. So how has London Fashion Week tacked sustainability over the years and what can we expect in 2022. Let’s get into it.  2020 – LFW Swap Shop  2020 saw the rise of rental fashion platforms … Read more

What Is The Difference Between Slow Fashion and Fast Fashion?

What Is The Difference Between Slow Fashion and Fast Fashion?

In these modern times we’ve begun to hear the terms slow fashion and fast fashion used in campaigns across the world but what do they stand for? The term fast fashion has gained attraction through campaigners wanting to call out bigger fashion brands. As a result, we’ve begun using the term slow fashion to demonstrate … Read more

Recycle Your Unwanted Clothes This Christmas

Recycle Your Unwanted Clothes This Christmas

Christmas 2021 is quickly approaching and it’s at this time of year when we are all venturing into our wardrobes and begin the winter clean out. Christmas can also be a time of year where we over consumed with gifts for many of our loved ones and by buying one too many Christmas party outfits, … Read more

The Fashion Industry Steps Up Its Climate Game

The Fashion Industry Steps Up It’s Climate Game

Some great news to come from COP26, with the fashion industry announcing it will be introducing updated emission reduction targets under the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. As a company that works with Textiles every day, this news is music to our ears and with the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, declaring a … Read more

10 Facts About Textile Recycling In The UK

10 Facts About Textile Recycling In The UK

If you’ve found our website, you likely have an interest in the recycling of unwanted clothing or you have some items you want to get rid of yourself. Either way, simply stopping by is a great step on the journey to a more sustainable lifestyle. Here at Collect My Clothes, our passion is to ensure … Read more

How Does Recycling Reduce Greenhouse Gases?

How Does Recycling Reduce Greenhouse Gases?

Chances are if you’re familiar with the recycling industry you will have heard of greenhouse gases. It seems over the past 10 years the public has begun to wake up to this vital role in preventing climate change and perhaps the most interesting part of it all is seeing a younger generation tackle a global … Read more

Sustainable Fashion Tips For Autumn

Sustainable Fashion Tips For Autumn

As the cold weather slowly creeps up on us, most of us will be ready to update our wardrobes. But as we step into a new season, it’s important to pause and think about what our fashion choices before making them. Autumn is a month full of warm colours, big coats and comfy scarfs and … Read more

Collect My Clothes Alder Hey

How Can You Help Alder Hey?

This September marks two years since we partnered up with Alder Hey and in that time Alder Hey has raised up to £14,423.90 in textile recycling.  Our number one motto is always to make recycling easy and efficient and by partnering with inspiring charities such as Alder Hey, we can do exactly that, all whilst helping them … Read more

How To Get Involved InSecond Hand September

How To Get Involved In Second Hand September

September is here and it means only one thing – Second Hand September, 30 days of celebrating circular fashion and second-hand fashion. A campaign by Oxfam, this month encourages us all to take the pledge to buy only second-hand clothing for 30 days and to shop in a greener light, all helping to reduce our … Read more

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