SMART leaders promote reuse and recycling

March 24th, 2023

Sorted buckets of textiles stand ready for recycling. Photo by Nikki Schuurman courtesy Circle Economy_2pxl The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) 2023 Annual Convention in Dubai drew record-breaking attendance of nearly 200 industry leaders from14 countries including the UAE, India and Pakistan. SMART is the leading industry voice promoting high standards and best […]

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SMART launches second annual Halloween costume contest

October 2nd, 2015

The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART) has launched its second annual SMART Upcycled Halloween Costume Contest. Individuals are invited to enter homemade, upcycled Halloween costumes for a chance to win a $100 first prize Amazon gift card. Second and third prize winners will receive a $50 and $25 Amazon gift card, respectively. The […]

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SMART’s education program reaches 1 million students

April 16th, 2015

Three-year campaign teaches students the importance of recycling used textiles. The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART), an international trade association for the for-profit used clothing recycling industry, has reached more than 1 million students through its elementary education program. The program, developed with The Education Center LLC, provides grade-appropriate resources for elementary teachers […]

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