Shoppers at Uniqlo stores around the world will soon be able drop off used Uniqlo brand clothing to be shipped to refugee camps or reprocessed...

Shoppers at Uniqlo stores around the world will soon be able drop off used Uniqlo brand clothing to be shipped to refugee camps or reprocessed for industrial use at any one of the popular clothing brands 730 stores.

The Japan Times writes:

Clothes that are still usable will be donated to such organizations as the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, while the rest will be reprocessed to be used as insulation or fuel, the Yamaguchi Prefecture-based company said.

"We don’t want to just sell clothes without thinking about what happens to them down the road," Yamamoto [Uniqlo spokeswoman] said. "We want to recycle clothes so we don’t waste them."

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