Though Americans are purchasing more clothing per person than ever, most of it is ultimately thrown away instead of donated or recycled. Americans recycle or donate only 15 percent of their used clothing, and the rest-about 10.5 million tons a year-goes into landfills, giving textiles one of the poorest recycling rates of any reusable material. […]

Picture this: You’re in your bedroom, surrounded by clothes. There’s clothes hanging up in your closes; clothes on your shelves; closing hanging out of laundry baskets; clothes laying loose on the floor. As you look around your room, you’re enveloped by a sense of dread, wondering what the heck you’re going with those clothes. While […]

Everywhere you turn, there are always people in need of charitable donations and every year, folks across the United States (more than 95%) donate hundreds of billions of dollars of money, clothing and other items to those who need it. The reasons for donating to charity are quite obvious: you’re helping those less fortunate than […]

The last week of summer and your daughter is spending today upstairs going through her closet. She is sorting and folding clothes, making choices and decisions. Decisions about what clothes she will be wearing the first weeks of school, and the clothes that she is not going to wear ever again. The pile for the […]