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Fix the hole in your socks before sending it to landfill, claims recycling expert

Manufacturers need to encourage consumers to fix their worn shoes or mend their worn out socks and other household items to stop waste going to landfill, claims a recycling expert. Canadas Carleton University professor of industrial design Brian Burns said: We need to view the worn shoe, the blunt blade and the seized up cog as an old friend in need of a bit of tender loving care rather than sending it to landfill to help destroy the planet. According to Burns, in a world of fast changing ...