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Traid blog

Our clothes sorting warehouse buried deep in an industrial estate in Wembley in North West London is where clothes donated to TRAID go to be valued before heading to our shops. We see a broad range of garments which gives us an unique insight into the physical and psychological factors at play when discarding, leaving us to guess why an…
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The New Year offers us the opportunity to reflect on our behaviours, well-being and lifestyle, ripe for looking back on achievements and setting ourselves new goals. For some this might involve going through your wardrobe, your chest of drawers, that pile of clothes in the corner of your bedroom and taking the time to assess your relationship with your clothing,…
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Brainchild Festival

15 / 07 / 15
Last weekend we were invited along to Brainchild Festival in Bentley Country Park, East Sussex. The festival, now in it's 4th year, was set up by a group of 19 year olds specifically aimed at the 18-25 year age group with talks, workshops, spoken word, theatre, installations and live music. We arrived armed with needles and thread to a beautiful…
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