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Political or structural changes are needed to reduce textile waste...

Individual actions to reduce textile waste are important. But individual behavior changes alone are not going to solve the 34 billion pounds of textile waste generated each year in the U.S. or the 1.6 billion pounds shipped abroad. Individuals, however, can come together to advocate for political and structural solutions.

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What policies could reduce textile waste?

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Interested in learning more?

Textile Waste Facts is a free 30-minute course developed by the Aftermath Learning Lab about textile waste and environmental justice. In the modules, you will explore solutions to textile waste and create your own personal action plan.

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