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About 85% of the clothes we discard ends up in the landfill, but some municipalities are trying to change that.
It started with a blue sock. I pulled it off and realized it had a big hole in the heel. I balled it up and was about to test my athletic skill by attempting a long, basketball-style shot into a waste can when I paused.
Was that the right thing to do? Shouldn’t my sock go somewhere else?
Research led me almost immediately to Claudia Marsales at the City of Markham, a senior waste manager so committed to recycling she has been dubbed “the Queen of the Heap.” By Havard Gould. Read more.