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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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TRAID is working on a cross inter-generational project with Circle 33 Housing Trust residents to promote textile reuse and waste reduction. The Trust has placed TRAID charity textile banks and our team is delivering creative workshops and discussion sessions on the consequences of waste and consumption, and what we can do about it. The activities are designed to be inter-generational…
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Beads and buttons to use in a workshop

In The Zone

26 / 06 / 13
In 2012, TRAID embarked on an in-depth project at The Zone, a youth club run by Islington Council. We worked with 9 - 19 year olds to investigate where our clothes come from and the impacts they have on the environment and climate change. TRAID challenged young people’s perceptions of second hand clothes, by taking them to buy a piece…
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Young people working with TRAID to create a sustainable wardrobe © Leigh McAlea