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24 February 2021
New York, New York, United States
RefashionNYC provides bins for commercial and residential buildings with more than 10 units, though the Department of Sanitation, to recycle clothes and textiles. When full, the contents are sorted by Housing Works, w...
3 July 2019
Annadale-on-Hudson, New York, United States
Recycling and repurposing second hand items helps to reduce a community’s carbon footprint. At Bard College in New York, the FreeUse Store collects second hand items from students and redistributes them free of charge...
18 June 2019
Recycling provides an economic alternative to heavy industry. In the former steel town of Eskilstuna, recovery from economic decline has meant re-platforming into a model of sustainability. From the city’s second-hand...
24 April 2019
From London to Vancouver, across the globe libraries of things are popping up to rent out common, but rare-to-use, household objects. Items include telescopes, lawn mowers, ice cream makers, power drills, you name it....
21 April 2019
Crickhowell, United Kingdom
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All across the UK, zero-waste shops are gaining traction, with over 100 stores popping up in the last two years. They encourage shoppers to buy in bulk, minimize plastic waste, and ponder the power they have as consum...
19 February 2019
For some in the UK, ending their own accumulation of new clothes is one of the more important ways they can help the environment. Through thrift and secondhand shops, apps, and clothing exchanges, individuals are crea...
29 November 2017
Cremona is dedicated to decreasing the amount of waste it produces and educating its residents in the process. It intends on creating a 'circular economy' where products are recycled, waste is costly, training program...
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