Here’s the Victoria’s secret that your garbage man hasn’t been telling you: your underwear is 100 percent recyclable! While he may not want your old undies, there are plenty of people (or, at least, recycling and donation organizations) who do.
And, the Environmental Protection Agency wishes you would hand them over. According to the agency’s estimates, 80 percent of unwanted textiles wind up in landfills, and each of us tosses 37 pounds of clothing per year. So the next time you think about tossing those holey drawers in the trash, toss them in your washing machine with some organic detergent instead, and then choose one of the methods below to recycle them.
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