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Harrow Borough Council holds clothes swapping event at Gayton Library
Environmentally friendly Harrow residents are being invited to attend a clothes swap run by Harrow Borough Council.
The event will take place at Gayton Library, in St John’s Road, from 11am on January 26.
It is part of the council’s Wear it, Love it, Share it campaign which is being run in partnership with the West London Waste Authority to encourage people to trade in good quality unwanted clothes.
People will be able to drop off their clothes from 11am and then to collect others from 1pm until 2pm.
People are being encouraged to attend with up to ten good quality items of clothing, shoes or accessories.
They will be given a token for every item they donate and will be able to exchange these for other goods.
Harrow Council’s portfolio holder for environment and community safety, Councillor Phillip O’Dell, said: “By coming to our swishing event, residents will be helping to save landfill space, save valuable resources and prevent damage to the environment. We must reduce and reuse wherever possible!
"Harrow residents are doing tremendously well at recycling - our rates are among the highest of all London Councils.
“This is why waste minimisation has been identified as an area we would like to work on.
"Reducing waste will ultimately have a huge impact on landfill costs so I would encourage all of our residents to come and get ‘Swishing’ to help reduce waste and to revamp their wardrobe without breaking the bank!"