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    Government initiates upcycling and reusing discarded clothes

    Greater Chennai Corporation set to recycle textile waste

    Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) is in talks with textile traders to find solutions to recycle cloth waste generated in the city. Old clothes will be used to make low-quality mats and rugs.

    • More than 200 metric tonnes of cloth waste is generated everyday in the city.
    • Officials are also looking for private companies that can recycle old clothes and make cloth bags that can be sold at a cheaper rate, helping the city in its fight against plastic.

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