Many people don't think about the environmental footprint of their clothes. The good news is that the water, dyes, energy, and pesticides (for cotton) that go into making new clothes are all reduced when you trade with a friend rather than buying something new.
Recently, organizations are taking to this trend as a way to help the planet and encourage people to donate the money they otherwise would have spent on clothes to a charity.
Swap for Good, a grassroots, volunteer-led campaign to encourage people to host clothing swaps as a way to raise money for local domestic violence shelters, is doing just that. Our idea is simple: You go green by recycling your clothes at a clothing swap house party, you get some great clothes that are new to you for free, and then you donate some of the money you've saved on shopping to a local domestic violence shelter that needs assistance.
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