Only about 20-25% is resold or reused locally. That’s because the volume of clothing donated is higher than the demand for local reuse. But not to worry, the rest isn’t thrown out – the remaining clothes are sold to used clothing brokers, who then sort and sell the clothing to markets where they can be used.
Take a look at our infographic to learn more about the life cycle of unwanted clothes...
Did you know? All clean and dry clothing can be donated or recycled, even if it's heavily worn or torn.
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