Americans throw away 68 pounds of clothes each year!
…and we only purchase 10 lbs of recycled clothing. The 12 to 15% of people who shopped at consignment and thrift stores in 2006 saved 2.5 billion pounds of clothes from re-entering the waste stream. To find out more go to earth911.com
More on consignment shopping in the New York Times.
Reuse. Reduce. Recycle. Répéter.