The average American throws away 80 lbs of clothing every year — whether you want to resell, donate, or recycle, here’s how to get rid of your clothes in an eco-friendly way.
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Follow Lucy Biggers on her journey as she first visits a thrift store to try and sell some old clothes, then goes to a clothing donation center to donate the clothes that didn’t sell; followed by a sorting facility where donated and recycled clothing are sorted and organized; and finally, Lucy talks with Patrick Shaner, a representative of H&M, to chat about H&M’s garment collecting program.
If you have a bunch of unwanted garments and you’re trying to decide what to do with those old clothes, or what to do with old clothing, then you should consider these options:
1) Try selling your clothes to thrift stores or other resale stores.
2) Donate your clothes to a clothing collection facility.
3) Recycle your clothes through clothing recycling programs like H&M’s garment collection program.
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