A new app has been launched to encourage people to recycle their unwanted clothes with the incentive to buy more clothes....Around £140 million of unwanted clothing ends up in landfill in the UK with more than 60% of homes having unwanted clothes in their house.
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Inmates at HMP Northumberland are set to take part in a scheme to turn old Virgin Trains uniforms into textiles, with the aim to reduce offending rates by preparing prisoners for life after prison and to support a local homeless charity by donating the then upcycled clothing.
Recently, more and more clothing is being made from a blend of fibres, this makes clothes more comfy to wear but also makes them harder to recycle. High street retailer H&M has teamed with an organization which can help turn these multi blended garments into new fabrics and yarn.