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H&M To Launch Clothing Recycling Initiative in Stores Worldwide

Posted By Mark Boyer On December 8, 2012 @ 2:39 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Design,Environment,Recycling | No Comments

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Fast-fashion retailer H&M [2] is ramping up its sustainability efforts with a major new recycling initiative. This week, H&M announced that it will launch the world’s first global clothes recycling program [3]. The company says it will help its customers avoid textile waste by accepting items of clothing from any brand and in any condition. It doesn’t change the fact that H&M produces low-quality, disposable clothes that are made in sweatshop-like conditions [4], but it’s a step in the right direction.


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/hm-to-launch-clothing-recycling-initiative-in-stores-worldwide/h-and-m-sweden-1/

[2] H&M: http://www.ecouterre.com/activists-stage-flash-faint-ins-at-hm-gap-to-protest-sweatshop-conditions/

[3] the world’s first global clothes recycling program: http://www.ecouterre.com/hm-is-first-fashion-company-to-launch-global-clothes-recycling-program/

[4] sweatshop-like conditions: http://www.ecouterre.com/hms-cambodian-poverty-pay-scandal-exposed-on-swedish-tv/

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