Waterford Clothes Swap in Central Library – Wednesday 19 October

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Europe Direct Waterford, Waterford Council Environment Department and Waterford Libraries are coming together to as part part of Reuse Month to organise a Clothes Swap on:
Wednesday October 19th in Central Library, Lady Lane in Waterford City from 5:30pm – 7:00pm with Clothes Drop Off from 11:00am onwards.

This is a FREE Event and all are welcome – Booking is Required. 

Book Now on: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/waterford-clothes-swap-tickets-430158273977

The Details:
Bring up to five pieces of clean adult clothing (in good repair) to Waterford Central Library, between 11:00am and 5:30pm and swap it for a voucher for the same number of pieces.
The Swap opens from 5:30pm where you can browse the donated pieces and find out more about mending and bringing new life to your clothes from our clothing repair demo.

Come along and upgrade your wardrobe! Step away from fast fashion and exchange your clothes for something new to you!

Early this year The European Commission presented today a package of European Green Deal proposals to make sustainable products the norm in the EU, boost circular business models and empower consumers for the green transition. As announced in the Circular Economy Action Plan, the Commission is proposing new rules to make almost all physical goods on the EU market more friendly to the environment, circular, and energy efficient throughout their whole lifecycle from the design phase through to daily use, repurposing and end-of-life.

The Commission is also presented a new strategy to make textiles more durable, repairable, reusable and recyclable, to tackle fast fashion, textile waste and the destruction of unsold textiles, and ensure their production takes place in full respect of social rights

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