Textile Waste

 Textile Tuesday

 Did you know that North American's throw away over 10 million tonnes of clothing every year? Not only does the textile industry create large amount of waste, it is also a major contributor to water pollution and carbon emissions. There are many things that each of us can do to reduce the amount of textile waste we produce. 

Start by calculating your own Fashion Footprint!

Buying second hand clothing is also a great way to reduce textile waste. In honor of Textile Tuesday, Repeats Quality Used Family Clothing and Costumes (95 Capital Drive) is offering 15% on purchases made on October 19, 2021

For tips on how to reduce your textile waste, see the infographic below. And to learn more about how the textile industry impacts the environment, see the links in the sidebar. 

Reducing Textile Waste