BOSTON (CBS) -An event Saturday will remind you how much you throw away on a daily basis and hopefully, make it fashionable to recycle.
Each year in Massachusetts, over 260,000 tons of textiles are disposed of in incinerators or landfills when 95% of this material could have been recycled, and approximately only 15% of households are recycling.READ MORE: Target Will Once Again Require Some Employees To Wear Face Masks
At the Rubbish To Runway Fashion show, household trash will turn into glamorous fashion statements to promote recycling.READ MORE: Surveillance Video Shows Suspect Smashing Into, Running From Franklin Jewelry Store During Robbery
The show takes place Saturday in Newburyport and proceeds go toward non-profit Long Way Home. Their mission is to build sufficient schools that promote education, employment and environmental stewardship in Guatemala.MORE NEWS: Barack Obama's 60th Birthday Party On Martha's Vineyard This Weekend To Have COVID Safety Coordinator
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