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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

Can fashion ever be sustainable?

Can Fast Fashion Ever Be Sustainable?

The fashion industry accounts for 10% of all global carbon emissions and whilst there has been conversation around the fashion industry becoming more sustainable as we get closer and closer to yearly targets not being met, it’s important to evaluate if the fashion industry can ever become truly sustainable.  High Demand The main issue with … Read more

4 Ways To Reduce Your Fashion Footprint

4 Ways To Reduce Your Fashion Footprint

Reducing your fashion footprint is something we should all be aiming to do. Take one look at the news and we are constantly reminded about the real damage the fashion industry has on our environment, it can’t go un-missed. So what can we do to help reduce our own fashion footprint? Let’s find out.  Evaluate … Read more

How Can You Reduce Plastic In Your Wardrobe?

How Can You Reduce Plastic In Your Wardrobe?

In honour of July being plastic free month today we wanted to shine the light on plastic within our wardrobes and learn how it impacts our environment. Whilst our textiles might not be the first thing we think of when it comes to reducing our plastic waste, the shocking reality is that the production of … Read more

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