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Can we really recycle our old clothes?

March 8, 2024

Every year, nearly 100 billion items of clothing are produced and 65% of them end up in a landfill within 12 months. New technologies in textile recycling may be able to curb that waste while producing a host of sustainable materials.

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Planet A

We're destroying our environment at an alarming rate. But it doesn't need to be this way. Planet A explores the shift towards an eco-friendly world and challenges the way we are dealing with climate change.