The Textile Recycling Association is the UK's trade association for collectors, processors, graders, exporters of used clothing, textiles & wiping cloths.


UK generated

Estimated volume of textiles are generated every year in the UK. ~700,000 tonnes are collected for reuse and 'recycling'. ref I


Waste per person

It is estmated that 15KG of textile waste is generated per person in Europe. ref II


Textile/clothing banks

In the UK alone, it is estimated that there are around 15,000 charity clothing banks.

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