Textile recycling companies are ‘Happy’ to prove clothes are ‘Not Trashy’

Textile recycling companies are ‘Happy’ to prove clothes are ‘Not Trashy’

Consumerism, fast fashion, clothes making, clothing sustainability and the social impact of second-hand clothing were hot topics at the fifth annual Textile Recycling Conference organized by Garson & Shaw. Over 200 guests from textile recycling employees came from the U.S., Guatemala, El Salvador, Spain, Bulgaria, Canada, Slovakia, Belize, Nicaragua and Zimbabwe from Thurs., May 15, … Continue reading

Remembering loved ones the green way on Memorial Day

Remembering loved ones the green way on Memorial Day

Memorial Day gives loved ones the opportunity to pay homage to men and women who died in the U.S. military. Longtime celebrated family gatherings, solo trips to cemeteries, parades and other types of memorials comes locations riddled with flags on plastic sticks, plastic flowers and other nonrecyclable items on public grounds. According to History.com, the … Continue reading

Amtrak trains, restaurants help travelers go green

Amtrak trains, restaurants help travelers go green

Restaurants and travel companies are making recycling and going green much easier than previous years. Railroad systems are already a more environmentally friendly way to help lots of people travel at one time. According to Amtrak’s site, the railroad system welcomed its largest amount of passengers — over 31.2 million — between October 2011 and … Continue reading