App power

Substantial amounts of textile waste are kept inside people’s wardrobes and homes. Therefore, it is important to raise awareness of these ‘hidden’ textile waste mountains and encourage re-use for these unwanted garments.

The 'You'll never wear that again' app was developed for the non-profit charity organisation Stockholm StadMission and scans uploaded or tagged photos of clothes, in order to identify whether to keep and wear an item of clothing or donate it to one of their second-hand stores for re-use.

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