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Buying secondhand for back-to-school shopping helps environment

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Buying secondhand for back-to-school shopping helps environment

Buying secondhand for back-to-school shopping helps environment

It takes about 700 gallons of water to make one T-shirt and more than 2,000 gallons to make a pair of jeans.

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Buying secondhand for back-to-school shopping helps environment

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Next on kezez goodwill wants to remind parents... they're a great place to get your back to school shopping done.

In tonight's reduce reuse recycle: not only can you buy clothes, school supplies, lunch boxes, new socks and sports equipment for a fraction of the price, you can also help the environment.

Did you know it takes almost 700 gallons of water to make one t-shirt and more than two thousand gallons to make a pair of jeans?

The national retail federation says families will spend about 700 dollars on back to school supplies for students.

Libby steffen-schafermeyer/ goodwill executive assistant says "going back to school is very expensive for some families, for most families.

There's a lot of things people need over the summer, kids grow so they need different sizes.

Luckily for some people, you have hand me downs, but if you need new clothes, coming to goodwill is a great place to do that because it's great for the environment and it's great for the community" trt 15 she says when you buy something at goodwill, 90 cents of every dollar goes toward job placement programs. they also have items for college students, looking for furnish their dorm or apartment..

Including dishes, pots, pans,




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