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GrowNYC Annual Report 2012 | Textile Recycling

Textile Recycling Expands Again

Starting with just one market in 2007, GrowNYC’s textile collection program has skyrocketed to 19 Greenmarket locations, and 20 opportunities each week for the public to recycle their unwanted bedspreads, jeans, and everything in between. The program has now diverted over 1.8 million pounds of textiles from disposal for reuse or recycling. Over 100,000 New Yorkers have participated in this convenient program – over 35,000 this year alone! And as a result of the expansion, we are now close to our goal of at least one textile collection location in each borough. Next year: the Bronx

Textile partner: Wearable Collections

Click HERE to learn more about Textile Recycling.