skip to Main Content

How To Recycle Your Old Clothes | One Small Step | NowThis

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.
» Subscribe to NowThis Future:

Ever wondered how to recycle clothes? If you’ve ever wanted to know how to recycle clothing, check out this episode of One Small Step!

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.

#ClimateChange #Environment #OneSmallStep

Connect with NowThis
» Subscribe to NowThis News:
» Like us on Facebook:
» Tweet us on Twitter:
» Follow us on Instagram:
» Find us on Snapchat Discover:

What happens to everything we use after we throw it away? How does our trash impact the environment and contribute to things like pollution and climate change? From plastics and recycling to food waste and composting – we’re breaking down the issue of waste and sustainability piece by piece to answer one of the most important questions facing the world today: How do we save our planet?

From exploring the latest tech and science innovations shaping our future, to living sustainably and protecting our planet from climate change — this is NowThis Future!

NowThis is your premier news outlet providing you with all the videos you need to stay up to date on all the latest in trending news. From entertainment to politics, to viral videos and breaking news stories, we’re delivering all you need to know straight to your social feeds. We live where you live.

Back To Top