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City of New York, Ellen MacArthur Foundation Team Up to Fight Clothing Waste

New Yorkers throw away a lot of clothing. City officials estimate that 122,000 metric tons of textiles, or the equivalent of half a million Statues of Liberty, are delivered to landfills every year. This tracks with global trends: Less than 1 percent of the materials used to create clothing worldwide is recycled into new clothing,…

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