We rescue your old clothes before they end up in the landfill and recycle them into something new.
Texile, n. [tek-sile] – a garment of clothing that has been disposed of, an exiled textile.
The average American throws away 80 pounds of clothing every year – this adds up to roughly 13 million tons, contributing to overcrowding of landfills and pollution.
This material decomposes slowly and releases harmful greenhouse gases into our atmosphere. In fact, the annual environmental impact of a household’s clothing equates to 1,000 bathtubs of water and the carbon from 6,000 miles of driving a car.
Yet 95% of this material can be recycled.
What happened to your pickup service?
In 2018, Texiles operated a pilot home pickup service for all used clothing, including garments in undonate-able shape. After a successful one year pilot, we have taken a short break to fine-tune the process, seek funding, and look forward to relaunching the service in fall 2019. Stay tuned by signing up for our mailing list at the bottom of this page! If you’d like to get in touch, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.