Why So-Called Textile Recycling is an Absolute Disgrace

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I wish I had better news to share with you about the state of textile recycling the world over, but no.

I know there are a lot of people out there doing their best to reduce the mountain of waste produced by the textile industry, but as it stands, we are not making much of a dent with the real cause of the problem, our “use it once and throw it away” fast fashion monster machines.

I also do not think second-hand stores are bad at all, I do love browsing when I spy one in the wild. But I know me having the time to do so is a privilege not everyone has. But frequenting second-hand shops more regularly is certainly a way we can help increase the fraction of donated clothes that actually gets resold!

But now for more exciting things. Below is a picture of the tiny hussif I am giving away, as well as all the details you need to enter. Let’s mend more things! 🙂

Tiny Pocket Hussif by Kristine Vike

Giveaway link: https://gleam.io/bkSxy/tiny-pocket-hussif-by-kristine-vike

Shannon’s patchwork dressing gown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=856Jlcu3RqI&t=1s

Other videos in the same vein:

Is wool destroying the planet?

Hidden chemicals (PFAS) in your clothes.


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