I would recommend looking into textile recycling near the store. The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association out of Bethesda, Maryland, might be a good place to start your research. The textiles are exported to countries in need of clothing, are repurposed into new textiles, and a small percentage do end up in the landfill.
In conjunction with textile recycling, I would also like to see less clothing being produced in general. I think a combination of more textile recycling and less production will lessen the amount of textiles entering the annual solid waste stream.
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