Suggestions for Recycling Unmentionables?

Suggestions for Recycling Unmentionables?

Stephanie Kinnear
Oct 12, 2009

Q: Here's a personal question: where can one recycle used underwear? I don't think Goodwill will take them (not that I blame them!), but surely there must be a resource for recycling these textiles... once they are properly cleaned, of course! Patagonia has a program called "Common Threads" but it is currently restricted to very specific fabric types. What to do with the rest of my knickers?

Sent by Devra

Editor: Well, we've dealt with recycling denim, but we're not so sure about underwear. Depending on the fabric, there are probably a few things you could do with them around the house. Old, soft, cotton underwear would probably be great for dusting ... What else? Anybody?

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