The Dangers of Clothing Waste and How Rubbish Removal Can Help

The Dangers of Clothing Waste and How Rubbish Removal Can Help
The Dangers of Clothing Waste

Clothing is among the items that make up rubbish piles in homes across the UK every year. Most people throw their worn out, old and dirty garments in bins, rather than recycle, reuse or give them away. A 2017 study by Sainsbury found that people would discard 680 million garments during spring cleaning with 235 million ending up in landfills. These numbers arise from the fact that some consumers don’t know what to do with clothing once they are done using it. For this reason, clothes have become some of the biggest generators of waste in the UK. Some professional waste removal companies like Clearabee divert almost 90% of collected rubbish away from landfills. But still, it helps if you can find ways to reduce the number of clothing pieces that end up in the bin.

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