Norwegians good at “recycling” clothes

Norwegians good at clothing recyclingFretex Bøler in Oslo.Photo Fretex.

Seven out of ten say they give away clothes they do not use themselves. Reuse The trend is still on the rise in Norway, but Fretex think we can get even better.
In a new survey Elfa, manufacturer of storage solutions, has among other things taken a closer look at Nordic clothing habits. 70 percent of Norwegians give away old and unused clothes so that they may be sold to other people at Fretex, Uff or similar outs. This makes Norway the second best of the Nordic countries, second only to Denmark, where 76 percent are doing the same. In Sweden and Finland 65 and 52 percent respectively give away their clothes for reuse. Fretex  can attest that reuse captivates:
– Despite major organized collections of clothes and shoes for refugees, we had an increase  from 2014 to 2015 as well, President & CEO Trond Ivar Vestre in Fretex Norway AS says to the news agency NTB.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today