Did you know…
Ireland is one of the biggest consumers and disposers of textiles in the EU. We consume 53 kg per person per year and throw away 35 kg, compared to the European average of 26 kg and 12 kg.
Around 110,000 tonnes of textiles in Ireland end up in waste-to-energy plants or landfill each year.
If you want to know more:
Waste Not, Want Not Here
Food waste in tourism sector here .