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The Bra Recyclers have started a recycling campaign where bras can be sent in for reuse. Bras must be wearable and washed prior to being sent. The Bar Recyclers donate surplus bras to nonprofits who need them. Bras that aren’t useable get sent to businesses that can repurpose them, like one that sells the wire. Other businesses can recycle the fabric for carpets or textiles.
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That hair you find in the drain still isn’t good for anything other than headaches but salons have found there’s value in recycling hair. Hair is needed for wigs for patients, cleaning up oil, mats to grow plants and provide bedding material. Green Circle Salons repurposes hair salon waste.
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