When clothes don’t fit or go out of style, most people tend to toss them out with the garbage. Each person throws out about 70 pounds of clothing and other textiles annually, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Some folks turn to charitable organizations to donate clothing in fairly good condition, but what can you do with the stuff that’s terribly stained, torn or just not wearable anymore?
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There are about 100 ATRS recycling drop boxes in Austin. To find the one nearest you, call 866-900-9308. For more information, visit atrscorp.com