YOU have helped keep 5 million pounds of clothing and textiles from going to landfills by dropping them at collection sites hosted by GrowNYC. Hats off to you and your fellow dedicated New Yorkers who save, store, and transport their scraps each week. Posted in Recycling Tagged recyclerecyclinggreenmarketcomposttextilesclothing. GrowNYC currently offers weekly textile collection at 19 Greenmarkets. Where have thosepounds of textiles been going?
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Your quality donations ensure the sustainability of the textile recycling program, which recovers the portion of non-reusable material for secondary uses. Clothing & Textile Recycling at the 97th Street Greenmarket. Did you know that. Fighting Food and Clothing Waste - 15 Million Pounds and Counting!.
Wearable Collections takes the material to a sorting facility where items are designated as usable or non-usable.
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Please drop early and check our blog or follow us on social media for schedule updates. December 15, Tuesdays Jun 4 - Nov 26, The usable items will go to secondhand markets like thrift stores.
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|No fabric rolls or scraps of any size, rugs, carpeting, pillows, comforters, or luggage. If you are interested in hosting a one-time textile collection in your community, please contact us at These textiles are then distributed to different markets and manufacturers that can turn them into things like car seats, insulation, and industrial rags.
Tuesdays Jun 4 - Nov 26, Want to recycle textiles in your apartment building?
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GrowNYC advised management on the logistics of setting up a collection, connected them Wearable Collections who also collects materials from Greenmarkets and provided outreach and education assistance, from promoting the collection to educating residents about recycling with the help of bilingual volunteers.
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Here's to another successful foray in community supported recycling! Where have thosepounds of textiles been going?
We spoke to Christina Salvi, Assistant Director of the Office of Recycling Outreach and Education, about textile recycling, why it's important, and how far along we are with the Challenge. These textiles are then distributed to different markets and manufacturers that can turn them into things like car seats, insulation, and industrial rags.
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