The average American owns 6 pairs of jeans and 10 pieces of denim.
Approximately 16 million tons of textile waste is discarded each year.
Approximately 1,677 pieces of denim will divert roughly one ton of waste from a landfill.
Denim made from cotton, a natural fiber, can be recycled into insulating material for various applications.
Cotton's Blue Jeans Go Green (TM) program diverts denim waste from landfills by turning it into insulation.
There are vast environmental and economical benefits of recycling. Recycling conserves natural resources, saves energy, and reduces the need for landfill space.
If interested in Recyling Your Denim, visit BlueJeansGoGreen.org or stop by 201 N. 19th St. Corpus Christi, TX 78408.