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

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New Yorkers throw away a lot of clothing. City officials estimate that 200 million pounds of textiles, or the equivalent of 440 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, according to…

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