If you’ve recently undergone the task of taming your wardrobe, you probably have a number of old garments that you no longer need. For some people, it might sound easy to simply throw these items away, but wouldn’t it be better to give them a new home instead?
The answer is yes: in the United States, where more trash is produced than any other country, approximately 12 to 13 million tons of the solid waste in landfills consists of clothing and textiles. The worst part is that at least 95% of those items — if not more — could have easily been salvaged and donated to charity.
The good news, however, is that more people are managing to give their old clothing to charity organizations. At least 4.7 billion