Is there a lot of wasted materials in clothes manufacturing?



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    Check these stats:

    -An estimated 10.6 million tons of textiles were generated in 2003, or 4 percent of total municipal solid waste (MSW) generation.

    -The textile recycling industry annually prevents 2.5 billion pounds of postconsumer textile product waste from entering the solid waste stream, according to the Council for Textile Recycling.

    -This 2.5 billion pounds of postconsumer textile waste represents 10 pounds for every person in the United States.

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