Today, Savers and guest panelists came together on Twitter at #RethinkReuse to discuss the environmental impacts of our wardrobes, and how we can prevent landfills from becoming laundry piles.
Savers, a global purpose-driven thrift retailer, was founded more than 60 years ago on a commitment to reuse. In the last year alone, Savers helped divert more than 650 million pounds of used clothing and goods from landfills.
Today, during the Sustainable Brands conference, Savers launched its State of Reuse Report -- which examines consumer attitudes and behaviors regarding reuse, particularly around clothing and textiles. A key finding of the report is that there are barriers to donating used goods and misconceptions around donating and shopping thrift, leaving an opportunity to further educate the public. The purpose of this report is to raise awareness about textile and clothing waste, sparking a conversation that helps identify ways to spur people to “Rethink Reuse.”
During #RethinkReuse, we discussed the following, and much more:
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Marissa is the Owner of Climate Social, LLC. She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Mizzou and a master's in environmental studies from UPenn.