Londoners have saved over 750,000 items of clothing from landfill in six months, according to textile reuse charity TRAID.
The amount of clothes saved so far, TRAID says, amounts to a carbon saving of 2,100 tonnes and a water saving of 353.6 million litres..
Commenting on the project, Mary Creagh MP, Chair of Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), said: “The way we design, make and discard clothes has a huge impact on the environment. TRAID’s 23% campaign calls on Londoners to put 123 million items of unworn clothes back into use….
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