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  • Levi’s makes recycling clothes simple
  • Levi’s makes recycling clothes simple
    Inhabitat Blog (2011) ©

Levi’s makes recycling clothes simple

For most fashion brands, sustainability efforts usually revolve around sorting out their supply chains – doing little about the mass of garments that end up in landfills. But now, thanks to an ambitious new program from denim giant Levi’s, recycling your clothes just became a lot simpler.



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