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Weaving Textile Reuse into Waste Reduction

| Written by Brenda Platt | No Comments | Updated on Jan 1, 1997 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

By documenting 10 programs that collect discarded textiles from households, this reports shows how to integrate textiles into existing recycling programs. Key tips for replication (such as partnering with local charities) are highlighted. Appendices provide sample outreach materials and list companies accepting municipal textiles.

by Brenda Platt

ISBN 0-917582-93-4, LC 97-3520
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