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Published on Tuesday, 08 March 2016

WRAP warns of rise in landfilled clothing

Written by Brett Mathews

LONDON - A new report from WRAP has warned that a rapid cooling off in the market for UK used clothing could see an increasing proportion of textiles sent to landfill and incineration. The report says there is a need for a wider range of sustainable end markets for used clothing, including greater re-use in domestic and overseas markets as well as market development for recycling grades, including closed loop fibre-to-fibre recycling.


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