NYC Makes it Easy to Recycle Clothing, in New Community Bins

NYC Makes it Easy to Recycle Clothing, in New Community Bins

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goodwill_donation_bin-cc-lic.jpgStarting in September, New York City will launch one of the largest textile recycling initiatives in the United States. The aim is to make it easy to donate clothing in a city where some 190,000 tons of wearable textiles entered landfills in 2008 alone.

The plan would place 50 collection bins in high-traffic areas.

Not only would that clear up some room in landfills, it could also create jobs

(READ today’s AP story in TheSpec.com)

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