Waste Nothing


Many major thrift store chains including Salvation Army, Value Village, and Goodwill often sort through and resell or recycle the fabrics brought in, even if it's just a holey old shirt. "Gently worn clothes only" is a myth.

In fact, this Salvation Army website in Ontario claims that none of its donations end up in the landfill:

More evidence from the Toronto Star:

This applies to Textiles.

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Added January 6, 2014.

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