That means over £1,000 of clothes that we buy end up unused.
We can make the most of our clothes, by buying what we need and taking care of the clothes we have.
Instead of buying a lot of outfits that you would only wear once or twice, spend your money on good quality items that will last longer. Or even better, have a shop around for second hand or vintage clothes.
From mending holes, removing stains or washing your clothes at the right temperature these are all easy ways to make your clothes last longer.
If you’re getting a bit bored of your clothes, a quick way of updating them is by replacing the buttons or putting on a new trim. There are lots of free tips and tutorials to get you started.
There are plenty of ways that you could rehome your clothes, at a local table top, jumble or car boot sale or join a swap shop. You can also sell your clothes in the comfort of your own home using free ad websites and apps.
If you have clothes you no longer wear, take them to your local charity shop. If they are worn, torn and beyond repair then take them to your nearest Recycling Centre, (even your odd socks and knickers)!
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@DeborahKWroe It is because we recently updated the app and when adding a new app to the Google Play store, it has to be for Android versions 8 and above. Sorry you can't use it
@DeborahKWroe Hi Deborah, which version of Android are you using? You may need to update your operating system. It is only available for versions 8 and above - a limitation of the Google Play store unfortunately.
@petefillery @tetrapak @RochdaleOnline @recycle_now @mcrfoe @MENnewsdesk @aplastic_planet @friends_earth @TerraCycleUK @guardianeco Hi Pete, Due to a volatile paper and card recycling market, there have been some issues with accepting Tetra Pak over the past few months. I can confirm that we can now accept Tetra Pak in your paper and card bin. We will update the R4GM website shortly. Thanks
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