What are Mixed Rags?
Mixed Rags are also known as Institutional Textile Bales. These clothes have gone through our retail stores. They were considered not suitable for sale in our stores or remained unsold after being on our stores shelves for a week. These garments may contain a few imperfections. Some of the clothing may simply be out of season but is still in good condition. A bale of mixed rags weighs between 1,050 to 1,250 lbs.They are bound together by 18 gauge manually tied galvanized wire. The target weight for full loads of baled mixed rags is between 39,000 –42,000 lbs.
Where do our Mixed Rags come from?
Our supply chains are from North America. They vary from retailers, non-profit organizations, private collectors as well as consolidators.
Who buys our product?
Our products are sold worldwide. They are bought by grading facilities, wholesalers as well as retail stores. We can accommodate to global markets by having staff on site in multiple countries. Our staff consists of individuals of many cultures that are well versed in many languages. This in turn makes them knowledgeable and sensitive to the needs of every market. We can sell our mixed rags based on the needs of each individual market. We sell loose mixed rags as well as baled mixed rags.
What are the Environmental Benefits?
The average person throws away 81 lbs of clothing a year. Our goal is to make sure these pieces of clothing stay out of our landfills. We want the clothing to embrace the circular economy.
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