Dumpster Rentals for Textiles in Amarillo Texas
Textiles are materials made of interlacing natural or synthetic fibers—rugs, clothing, and upholstery are all examples of textiles.
According to the EPA, in 2015:
The U.S. generated 16 million tons of textiles.
The recycling rate for all textiles was 15.3% (2.5 million tons).
Landfills received 10.5 million tons of textiles.
Consumers often donate used clothing, rugs, and other textiles to organizations such as Goodwill or the Salvation Army. Much of this is resold in the U.S., but many tons of these textiles are exported to other countries each year for resale on the used clothing market. Textiles that are unusable are often recycled into something new, but many end up in landfills.
Textiles that can be recycled (if clean) include:
Textiles can be recycled into many things, including towels, mattresses, car insulation, and furniture padding. Textiles that are damaged are often sold as rags by home improvement stores.
City in Texas
Amarillo is a city in the Texas Panhandle. It’s a gateway to the vast, trail-lined Palo Duro Canyon State Park. The Cadillac Ranch is an installation of graffiti-decorated cars, partly buried in a field. With art deco and Spanish Revival buildings, the U.S. Route 66–Sixth Street Historic District is a hub for dining and antiques. The American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame & Museum is dedicated to the famous horse breed.