Charley Cameron

Textile Recycling an Important Step to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, EPA Reports

by , 10/05/13

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Increasingly cities have become wise to the need for wide-scale recycling of plastics, glass, paper and even electronics and paints. In the meantime, in many areas, textile-recycling facilities have not blossomed in quite the same way. A new report from the EPA however, emphasizes that textiles are an important source of greenhouse gas emissions, and that even at its current level, the recycling of clothing equivalent of taking one million cars off the road each year.

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