Reducing textile waste by repurposing them into usable products, ultimately creating a circular use cycle.
Shredded is a project run by Enactus Laurier that is focused on textile waste and how to repurpose textiles into usable products. Through our partnership with The Salvation Army, we are able to repurpose large amounts of secondhand clothing that would otherwise end up in a landfill or create air pollution through an incineration process.
It takes 120 lettres of water and 15 pounds of carbon dioxide to produce one cotton shirt. The average Canadian disposes approximately 28 pounds of textile waste each year. Additionally, 95% of textiles are recyclable, but currently less than 16% of them are properly recycled back into the system.
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Shredded Incubation Business Team
The Shredded team works to refine the incubation idea into actual strategies, build products and determine critical aspects of the business. In addition to this, the Shredded team works with Enactus team members when required to help bring in additional assistance in creating a new Enactus Laurier Enterprise.
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