• The average American discards about 68 lbs of clothing and textiles each year.
  • Most communities in the USA do NOT have textile recycling programs.
  • In 2010 textile waste created 13.5 million tons of municipal solid waste (MSW).
  • 85% of textile waste to end up in landfills.
  • In 2010 only 2 million tons of textiles were recovered: this is only 15% of the total
  • That means 11.5 million tons of  textiles landed in American landfills! In one year that is 126 million cubic yards of landfill that decomposes and releases methane, a harmful greenhouse gas.

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