TOKYO — Improved technology has led to a significant rise in textile recycling programs in Japan, according to a new study.
Every year in Japan an estimated two million metric tons, or 4.4 billion pounds, of used textile goods are discharged from homes and factories as waste and clothing represents about half of the total. Roughly 260,000 tons, or 13 percent of the total, are being recycled.
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