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How Donating Clothes Helps The Environment

With conversations around global warming on the rise, more and more people are moving towards living a sustainable lifestyle.  Believe it or not, recycling clothing helps the environment in the same way recycling bottles, paper, and plastic can. Here are the main reasons why clothes donation is great for the environment: Reduces landfill sites According … Read more

Why Should You Book A Collection With Collect My Clothes?

Do you have unwanted clothing and shoes that you want to get rid of? Looking to hand them over to a good cause?  Did you know that the average UK household owns around £4000 worth of clothing. However, 30% of clothing hasn’t been worn in over a year! So why not support one of the … Read more

What is Ethical Clothes Recycling?

What is ethical clothes recycling? The statistics for the life-cycle of clothing and the overall negative impact on the environment is staggering. Ethical clothing recycling is ensuring that clothes are not thrown away before they have been used to the point where they are no longer usable. How many items of clothing that you buy … Read more

The Environmental Impact of Fast Fashion

Although ‘fast fashion’ became a buzzword in the late-nineties, it’s something that’s really taken off over the last few years. But what exactly is it, and how does it impact the world around us? What is fast fashion? Fast fashion is defined by Merriam Webster as ‘an approach to the design, creation, and marketing of … Read more

How to Declutter Your Wardrobe

We can’t believe that 2020 is just around the corner! If you want to kick off the new year (and decade!) in the right way, we recommend sorting through your old clothes. There’s nothing better than a decluttering detox! As well benefitting your own wellbeing, clearing out your wardrobe can help others too. Check out our … Read more

4 Reasons You Should Recycle Your Clothes

The average UK shopper buys 4.1 new items of clothing every month, and many of these will eventually end up in landfills. Unfortunately, many of the items that end up being thrown out are suitable for continued use. Instead of throwing out your unwanted clothes, you may wish to consider ethical recycling. Here are some … Read more

Best Way to Donate Clothes to Charity

Seems a little strange doesn’t it? Every conscientious person on the planet is trying to reduce their plastic wastage, yet somehow it is still acceptable for households in the UK to be ‘carpet bombed’ with a litter of plastic bags through their letterboxes. Door to door clothing recycling bags not only make a mockery of … Read more

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