In the UK alone, around 350.000 tonnes of used clothes goes to landfill every year. This means over 9000 items are thown away every 5 minutes, as calculated by Oxfam. Those clothes are worth around £140 million.
41% of people say they are not aware of recycling facilities for textiles, and there are unwanted clothes and textiles in more than 60% of British households.
Acording to The Guardian, the average British household spends £1,700 on clothes every year. The WRAP charity ground breaking report estimates that the average household owns around £4000 worth of clothes, and 30% of them have not been worn in the last year or longer.
You can donate your unwanted clothes to charity or bring them to one of our shops where we can buy them from you. Please note that we only buy clean and wearable clothes – our shops are not a dumping ground for rubbish. Any stained, marked, ripped clothes are not wearable anymore and we cannot process them for you.