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Eco-forward Designers Give Old Fabrics New Lifei
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July 08, 2013 1:56 PM
Recycling is the process of turning old materials into new products instead of throwing them away. Paper, cans and jars are examples of the most common items people often reuse. Old fabrics and used clothing can also be recycled for the same reason - saving the environment by giving the old material a new life cycle, conserving and not wasting money by buying new clothing. Faiza Elmasry introduces us to independent designers and small business owners who are discovering treasures hidden in trash. Faith Lapidus narrates.

Eco-forward Designers Give Old Fabrics New Life

Published July 08, 2013

Recycling is the process of turning old materials into new products instead of throwing them away. Paper, cans and jars are examples of the most common items people often reuse. Old fabrics and used clothing can also be recycled for the same reason - saving the environment by giving the old material a new life cycle, conserving and not wasting money by buying new clothing. Faiza Elmasry introduces us to independent designers and small business owners who are discovering treasures hidden in trash. Faith Lapidus narrates.


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