Not All Textile Waste Is Created Equal: RESYNTEX Citizen Labs on Shopping, Disposal and Recycling in Manchester
- Thursday, 19 October 2017
According to the World Resources Institute, roughly 20 pieces of clothing are manufactured per person each year. While today’s consumers tend to purchase 60% more clothing than in 2000, they keep it for about half as long. Understanding what consumers do with textile items and clothes they no longer want or need is a crucial element of the RESYNTEX project.