‘It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.’ Mother Theresa. Since time immemorial, we’ve donated unwanted items to the less fortunate. Giving is a form of receiving, in this case it’s also a way to be sustainable!
1. Donate to a trusted institution that will get your clothes into the right hands.
TIP: Be sensitive to giving the right sort of clothes to the right organisations. Make sure your items are pre-sorted and clean to ensure these charitable institutions can save time while sifting through the heaps of clothes they receive.
LEARN MORE: Here’s an outlook on how developing nations perceive your preloved clothing: Developing Nations Perspective on Second Hand Clothing.
2. Donate to a thrift store that sells for a noble cause.
3. Donate to a local charity and contribute to your own neighbourhood.
LEARN MORE: Check this article out to learn more about your pre-loved impact: What is Pre-loved, Second-Hand Clothing and Why is it Important?
4. Donate unusable garments to recycling centers.
TIP: Fashion Brands like Nike, H&M, Zara collect preloved items for recycling.
LEARN MORE: Check out this article to see what happens if we are not conscious of how we dispose our pre-loved: Where do our old garments go?
5. Donate directly to individuals who are less fortunate than you.
TIP:Know that you are not only making someone happy, but also saving our environment!
LEARN MORE: Check out this article to learn how discarded pre-loved clothing is causing global warming: Collossal Environmental Damage Caused by Discarded Fabrics.
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