Host a clothes swap
Swapping an item of clothing may not seem like a radical act, but extending the use of our clothes is a powerful act in reducing their environmental impact. Whether you're a seasoned thrifter and second-hand shopper or trying exchanging clothes for a first time, host a clothes swap on your own and invite your friends, colleagues or open it up to members of the public.
Only about 15% of our textile waste gets recycled.Source
- Saves money
- Gives clothing a second life and diverts away from landfill
- Can engage your community and network in reuse
- Requires organisation and promotion
- May end up with excess clothing that needs disposal
Making a difference
Fashion Revolution's Global Swap events have helped swapped, collected (with partner wearable collections) and give new life to over 1.4 million pounds of clothes.