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GRATITUDE

Gratitude The other day as I walked towards the mall in my neighbourhood, I saw one of our members’ drivers collecting a large load of donations – I felt gratitude for all the generous people who donated their textiles. Big Brothers Big Sisters, Diabetes Canada, IWK Foundation, Salvation Army, and the Breast Cancer Foundation all ...

We all will win!

At a conference recently I heard a phrase which is so appropriate for today ‘If all partners don’t win, it won’t be sustainable’. Did you know that on average Canadians throw out 81 lbs of textiles every year? Much of these textiles are clothes we have only worn 5 or 6 times. AFTeR members collect ...

Think Twice!

So many of us want to do whatever we can to improve the state of our planet but unfortunately there are still many who don’t think twice. The fast fashion industry which has grown to a $96 billion-dollar industry has had a huge influence on society.  Many of us now wear clothing for a few seasons ...
Make a difference during Waste Reduction Week

Make a difference during Waste Reduction Week

Finally climate change is a world wide conversation. However when we stop and think about it we often wonder ‘how can I make a difference’? ...

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