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Spokeswoman Emily Demchyk said customers will receive 15 percent off an item of their choice for every bag of used clothing brought to an H&M store. The retailer said it will take any clothing from any brand and in any condition.
"Our sustainability efforts are rooted in a dedication to social and environmental responsibility," said Karl-Johan Persson, the retailer's chief executive. "We want to do good for the environment, which is why we are now offering our customers a convenient solution: to be able to leave their worn out or defective garments with H&M."
The retailer's aim is to find ways to reuse and recycle textile fibers on a larger scale.