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Plano, Texas, to Consider Adding Clothing to its Recycling Program

Article-Plano, Texas, to Consider Adding Clothing to its Recycling Program


Plano could become the first city in Texas to collect smelly shoes, torn shirts and threadbare socks for recycling.

The city is considering partnering with a company that finds a second life for worn-out clothing and small household items that are often tossed in the trash.

“The value of that material is one of the highest in the waste stream. It makes sense to capture it,” said Adam Winfield, president of Ohio-based Simple Recycling, who recently presented the clothing recycling program to the Plano City Council.

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