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TRAID read with interest the latest survey from WRAP about UK citizen's behaviours in relation to clothes clear-outs during lockdown. There are some really positive findings. Two in five citizens (41%) cleared their clothes during lockdown with most storing those items at home ready to donate to charities. It also found that more people than ever are concerned about the…
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Huge congratulations to the team of Year 7 students at Fortismere Secondary School in Muswell Hill, London, who chose to represent TRAID in the First Give final on 1st May. The team gave a fantastic five minute presentation after researching TRAID's work, visiting our Head Office and charity shops and meeting with our education team to find out more about…
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Yesterday was National Poetry Day so I thought I'd share with you a poem I remember from my childhood by the fantastic Michael Rosen. This poem makes a point of the emotional bond that we have with our clothes and the way that attachment affects our use of them. Enjoy! "I've had this shirt, that's covered in dirt, for years…
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Sorting fabrics at TRAID's warehouse