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Following the recycled clothes from Camden to Zimbabwe

Don’t bin unwanted clothing because many livelihoods in Africa depend on the textile recycling trade- though not without controversy. On a recent visit to Zimbabwe I visited the vast indoor clothing market in Mbare. Situated in one of Harare’s high-density suburbs, it is the city’s major second hand clothing market. The market is bustling and … Continue reading

Recycling clothes- a local authority’s perceptive

The recycling van comes early every Friday morning and wakes me up as the wine bottles (not all mine) are thrown into the lorry. I live in one of four flats in an old Victorian house in Kentish Town, North London.  At the side of the house, we have 4 recycling bins and other containers … Continue reading