Calumet City Thunderbolts earn recycling award | nwitimes.comFri October 23, 2015 The Calumet City Thunderbolts won top honors from local clothing recycler USAgain for Best Recycling Program Promotion after turning a one-day clothing drive into a year-long opportunity to further the cause of textile recycling.
USAgain on KOMO-TV Channel 4 SeattleMon March 5, 2012 USAgain Seattle Division Manager Eric Shanin discusses the textile recycling company's clothing and shoes collection efforts with KOMO-TV Channel 4.
America Recycles Day: Get Involved | The Huffington PostThu October 27, 2011 America Recycles Day, founded in 1997, is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling in the United States. It serves as a great reminder to all Americans that we are responsible for doing our part for the planet.
What Not to Wear! | The Huffington PostThu September 22, 2011 Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) are used as surfactants in textile production and they subsequently break down to form a toxic compound, nonylphenol (NP). NP is a persistent chemical with hormone-disrupting properties that can build up in the food chain, a
You Have Clothes, We Have a Bin | Pine JournalMon July 25, 2011 According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans consume a whopping 65 pounds of new clothes per person each year. That’s a huge amount of clothing for each individual, and when the new comes in, the old must go out.
The Lifecycle of a T-Shirt | Huffington PostThu June 30, 2011 In analyzing the manufacturing and use processes of a single cotton T-shirt, shockingly large amounts of waste and chemicals are involved every step of the way. A simple T-shirt carries a complex carbon footprint.
Columbia College teaches sustainable fashion | ABC NewsFri March 4, 2011 Piles and piles of clothing -- two-and-a-half tons to be exact -- has all been discarded and donated by UsAgain, a company that collects old clothes and resells what's still useful. The clothes are becoming part of a sculpture that's meant to send an im
New way to recycle household goods | KARE 11 TVTue January 18, 2011 Greg Nelson from USAgain appeared on KARE News@4 to discuss the benefits of the service. He pointed to a number of household items many of us usually don't reconsider recycling.
Company collects clothes for reuse | Los Altos Town CrierWed September 15, 2010 Always a thrifty and frugal person, Bostic said that while growing up and during college, she frequently shopped in discount stores that sold secondhand goods. But it was during her travels around the globe that she witnessed dire poverty and saw the need