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In 2012, TRAID started working with Slough Borough Council to place and manage charity textile recycling banks sited at strategic points in the borough. Our excellent operational record of collecting textiles nationally, alongside our ground-breaking education and international development work, made TRAID the ideal partner to help the council divert more textiles from the waste stream. To encourage Slough residents…
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One of the major obstacles to increasing textile recycling rates is lack of access to recycling facilities– especially when people want to recycle larger quantities of textiles in one go. The more opportunities people have to recycle easily, the more likely it is they will do so. TRAID’s answer has been to launch a completely new textile recycling scheme –…
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TRAID driver collecting unwanted clothes
TRAID has partnered with Brent Council since 1999 to boost textile reuse and recycling via our network of charity textile banks. During this time, our education team has taught regularly in schools and participated in many community and council run events. In 2012, TRAID started working strategically with Brent’s recycling team to deliver a structured programme of waste education to…
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