By Almudena Galán •
Published: 19 Feb 2020 • 18:42
The Humana Fundación Pueblo para Pueblo association, dedicated to giving clothing a second life, has collected 204.3 tons of textile used in the Axarquía during 2019, which will be used for reuse or recycling.
Donors deposited clothing, footwear, home textiles and accessories that they no longer used in the green containers arranged by this association. The municipalities that have collected more clothes has been Vélez-Málaga with 105.1 tons, followed by Rincón de la Victoria that has contributed with 83.8.
The Human foundation has explained that 200 tons equals 459,000 garments, which implies an environmental benefit by reducing waste and contributing to the fight against climate change. In addition, it also entails a social benefit with the creation of inclusive, stable and quality jobs. Humana generates an indefinite job for every 36,000 kilograms of textile collected, according to the NGO.
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