New Clothes Banks Pop Up Across London

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New Clothes Banks Pop Up Across London

We live in an era of cheap clothes and disposable fast fashion.

But this approach to dressing is having an increasing impact on the environment, as we simply throw away the clothes that we no longer wear.

A series of clothesbanks have popped up across London as part of a new campaign aimed to encourage young Londoners to recycle their old outifts. The scheme is called Love Not Landfill. 

It comes after shocking figures revealed that 35 million items of clothing accross the UK are thrown away by 16-24 year olds each year - enough to wrap round the Earth's circumference twice over. 

LM Barry, the East London based textile recyclers, will be managing the clothes banks. 

 

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