#LoveNotLandfill clothing bank arrives at LDO

#LoveNotLandfill clothing bank arrives at LDO

Give your old clothes a new lease of life with help from #LoveNotLandfill and London Designer Outlet (LDO).

No one likes the idea of old clothes ending up in a landfill site, that’s where #LoveNotLandfill come in with one clear aim of encouraging Londoners to never throw an unwanted item of clothing in the bin – it’s that simple.

As part of the campaign, we’re delighted to announce LDO has a #LoveNotLandfill clothing bank, located behind Superdry, at the entrance to LDO on Empire Way – it’s easy to drop off clothes at your convenience.

Drop off your unwanted clothes, damaged, faded or stained items – they’re all welcome in the clothing bank. The team from #LoveNotLandfill will find a second life for the garments, if they can’t be re-worn they can be recycled for industrial use – ensuring nothing goes to waste.

The LDO clothing bank is one with the fastest uptake, in its first two weeks on site the bank was full, having collected a massive 68kg of donations!

Did you know…

  • 11 million items of clothing go to landfill in the UK every week*
  • Based on each item being an average-sized shirt, that’s enough fabric to wrap around the circumference of the globe twice-over*
  • 60% of people admitted to throwing clothes away in with general rubbish*

The #LoveNotLandfill campaign is run by the London Waste & Recycling Board as part of the EU Life-funded project, European Clothing Action Plan.

Find out more about the campaign on #LoveNotLandfill’s website.

*Statistics supplied from #LoveNotLandfill.

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