Gallery: Philadelphia Residents Get Curbside Textile-Recycling Program

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Philadelphia residents won’t have to venture far to rid themselves of castoff garments. Homeowners in Northeast Philadelphia, Montgomery County, and Southern Lehigh County will soon be able to haul clothing, shoes, accessories, and home textiles out to the curb for recycling. The service is a part of an agreement between Community Recycling, a textile recycler headquarted in Fairless Hills, and George Leck and Son, a family-owned, Newton-based company with 40 years of experience in the waste-hauling industry. “Involving our residential customers in a convenient and easy solution to textile recycling is important,” says Tina Leck, head of sales and marketing at George Leck and Son. “Our ultimate goal is to offer our clients the complete spectrum of services for all of their waste and recycling needs. Adding textile recycling makes total sense both ecologically and economically.”

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