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Dunelm launches in-store textile recycling scheme

Homewares retailer Dunelm has introduced a textile recycling scheme in ten of its UK stores as part of plans to become a more sustainable business. Launched… View Article

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Dunelm launches in-store textile recycling scheme

Homewares retailer Dunelm has introduced a textile recycling scheme in ten of its UK stores as part of plans to become a more sustainable business.

Launched on 19 October following a pilot in Nottingham and Stockton, the initiative will help customers to recycle old and unwanted household fabrics.

Dunelm has developed it in partnership with recycling company First Mile which will collect the unwanted fabrics from stores and recycle them into usable fillers for items for products such as car seats and boxing bags.

To use the service, customers are asked to take any clean, unwanted textiles to dedicated recycling areas in Dunelem stores. Anything that cannot be recycled will be used to produce renewable energy for the National Grid.

Shriya Pancholi, sustainability lead at Dunelm, said: “We’ve launched our textile recycling scheme because we want to help do our bit for the environment and give products a second life. We’re delighted to be doing this in partnership with a brilliant company like First Mile, which has a ‘zero to landfill’ way of doing things. We really hope our customers join us in taking a step in this direction.”

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