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How Donating Your Used Clothing Benefits Many People and the Environment

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Did you know that recycling your old clothes can have a ?Butterfly effect?, when one small action that can set off a number of other good deeds that can create a cascade effect? But donating used clothes to charity instead of throwing them away, you can start a cycle of good that benefits many people and the environment along the way. It’s also easy to do, and there are even many charities that will pick up donations and give you a receipt for the value.
It’s time to start recycling textiles
We’ve gotten used to recycling paper, plastic, cardboard, cans and glass, but people still tend to throw away used clothing in the trash. As of 2011, the recovery rate for textiles in the U.S. was only 15.3%. Compared to other materials, that’s very low. That’s because people haven’t

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