"The industry is finally focusing its sustainability efforts on the consumer experience, authentic storytelling and stakeholder engagement that build long-term value." Read more from CR President Ira Baseman about the advancement of clothing recycling on Sustainable Brands website here http://bit.ly/CRSBBlog1014
Fall is officially here, and like me you’re probably going through your closet deciding which items you’ll keep or toss. I usually fill up my reusable containers and haul my unwanted things to a local thrift store. But this year I’ll save lots of time and recycle extra clothes, shoes and accessories right at my doorstep.Community Recycling (CR) is making easy for everyone to … Read more
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“I started the ShoeBox Recycling in 2012 for two reasons. They are to keep shoes out of our landfills and recycle them to people who could use them, and to also raise money for my cause which is to help homeless and abused dogs/cats. Since 2012 I have collected 1068 lbs. of shoes and raised $534 which was given to Burlington County Animal Alliance (BCAA) medical fund.
Community Recycling processes over 50 tons of recycled clothes everyday. That’s why when recycler Kerry C. accidentally recycled her husband’s favorite college sweatshirt, she thought it was gone forever. But thanks to Community Recycling’s dedicated crew and our commitment to our recyclers, we not only found the sweatshirt, but may have also saved a marriage.
Here’s Kerry’s letter of amazement and gratitude written to Community Recycling president Ira Baseman: