Recycling

Don’t waste your clothes – give them to us

Did you know that you can recycle your old clothes in all our stores around the world? We accept any brand, in any condition and with the help of our partners at I:CO, we’ll give them a new life. 

95% of clothes that end up in the trash could be recycled.

As easy as 1, 2, 3

1. Collect old garments and home textiles (in any condition from any brand) – like old tees or dresses, underwear, old socks, stockings, ripped tights – and even old towels and sheets. We want them all!

2. Put them in a bag.

3. Go to your closest Monki store and donate it at the cash desk. You’ll receive a 10% off your next purchase voucher as a thank you from us.

How does the recycling work?

The bags are collected from our stores and transported to I:CO where they are sorted into these categories:

Rewear  Items in wearable condition will move on as second-hand clothing.

Recycle  Everything that is not suitable  for reuse or rewear will be converted  into recycled fibres and non-woven fabric.

Using your clothes for longer by restyling can significantly reduce their environmental impact – cut jeans into shorts, patch them up or give them new life by recycling at Monki 

95% can be recycled

Every year, tonnes of unwanted garments and textiles end up in landfills. But it’s literally such a waste, since around 95% of it be recycled. Creating new fibres is costly and generates more waste to take care of. Our aim is to increase the volume of recycled garments by 10% per year, to reach 100 tons by 2020. 

Do we make money from this?

While we do receive money from I:CO as part of the business exchange, it’s being donated to the H&M Foundation and split between social projects and innovation projects. H&M Foundation has partnered with The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel to develop technologies to recycle clothes made from textile blends into new clothes. The social projects are focused on equality and inclusion of marginalised groups.

Don't keep it to yourself

Recycling

Don’t waste your clothes – give them to us

Did you know that you can recycle your old clothes in all our stores around the world? We accept any brand, in any condition and with the help of our partners at I:CO, we’ll give them a new life. 

95% of clothes that end up in the trash could be recycled.

As easy as 1, 2, 3

1. Collect old garments and home textiles (in any condition from any brand) – like old tees or dresses, underwear, old socks, stockings, ripped tights – and even old towels and sheets. We want them all!

2. Put them in a bag.

3. Go to your closest Monki store and donate it at the cash desk. You’ll receive a 10% off your next purchase voucher as a thank you from us.

How does the recycling work?

The bags are collected from our stores and transported to I:CO where they are sorted into these categories:

Rewear  Items in wearable condition will move on as second-hand clothing.

Recycle  Everything that is not suitable  for reuse or rewear will be converted  into recycled fibres and non-woven fabric.

Using your clothes for longer by restyling can significantly reduce their environmental impact – cut jeans into shorts, patch them up or give them new life by recycling at Monki 

95% can be recycled

Every year, tonnes of unwanted garments and textiles end up in landfills. But it’s literally such a waste, since around 95% of it be recycled. Creating new fibres is costly and generates more waste to take care of. Our aim is to increase the volume of recycled garments by 10% per year, to reach 100 tons by 2020. 

Do we make money from this?

While we do receive money from I:CO as part of the business exchange, it’s being donated to the H&M Foundation and split between social projects and innovation projects. H&M Foundation has partnered with The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel to develop technologies to recycle clothes made from textile blends into new clothes. The social projects are focused on equality and inclusion of marginalised groups.

Don't keep it to yourself

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