Closing the Loop

The Next Generation of Textiles Collection and Recycling

November 21, 2019 Allen Langdon, Tonny Colyn and Karen Storry Season 1 Episode 4
Closing the Loop
The Next Generation of Textiles Collection and Recycling
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Closing the Loop
The Next Generation of Textiles Collection and Recycling
Nov 21, 2019 Season 1 Episode 4
Allen Langdon, Tonny Colyn and Karen Storry

The average adult throws away about 81 pounds of clothing each year. What can be done to divert textiles from the landfill and support the next generation of textiles collection and recycling? In this edition of Closing the Loop, Allen chats with two leaders in textiles recycling: Tonny Colyn, National Director of Business Development and Sustainability for The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Canada, and Karen Storry, the Senior Project Engineer, Zero Waste Implementation for Metro Vancouver. Both Karen and Tonny offer insights and explore solutions to work towards closing the textiles loop.

Show Notes

The average adult throws away about 81 pounds of clothing each year. What can be done to divert textiles from the landfill and support the next generation of textiles collection and recycling? In this edition of Closing the Loop, Allen chats with two leaders in textiles recycling: Tonny Colyn, National Director of Business Development and Sustainability for The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Canada, and Karen Storry, the Senior Project Engineer, Zero Waste Implementation for Metro Vancouver. Both Karen and Tonny offer insights and explore solutions to work towards closing the textiles loop.