I have received countless questions about what to do with old, worn out clothes, and my answer has always been somewhere along the lines of “throw them in the trash can.” But are there better options? Does true textile and clothing recycling exist? Or are we all out here being bamboozled by companies trying to exploit our desire to do good? Let's dive into it.
As a consumer, it can be so incredibly difficult to sort through what’s actually sustainable and what’s greenwashing. And I am always trying to help you cut through the noise to make the best choices for you and your family. I know that going up against greenwashing is just part of this job. I’ll step up to the big guys any day. But I never…ever… imagined that it wouldn’t just be the big guys we’d have to watch out for.