Why Zero Panik?

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February 12, 2022

The Textile Industry is a Dirty Business Why Zero Panik is dedicated to textile recycling The world of fashion allows individuals to freely express their creative selves, but behind the glitz and glamour lies a dark underbelly. As the calls against climate change and social inequities grow stronger, we can no longer ignore the fashion …

From Rags to Ditches

February 12, 2022

From Rags to Ditches Why turning old t-shirts into rags is not sustainable. If you google textile recyclers you will find a list of companies that take your old t-shirts and rip them up into rags. Now while this all sounds well and good, we all know that rags get soiled and used for the …

The Fall Of The American Textile Industry

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February 7, 2022

The American Textile Industry Before the industrial revolution, the textile industry operated out of homes and was known as the cottage industry. A once-booming industry here in the United States, today’s textile industry in the U.S. is a fraction of what it once was. It all began in 1785 when Edmund Cartwright patented the very …

Eco-Conscious Consumers Seek Sustainable Options

October 11, 2021

Today’s consumer trends are shifting and now is the best time to market your sustainable brand. Marketing your brand is an essential part of building brand awareness and establishing a customer base and consistent revenue. Typically most brands spend thousands of dollars a year on marketing. Reaching your target market can be tricky and with …

What you should know about recycling used clothing and participating in textile recycling programs.

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July 26, 2021

The fabric and clothing industry is evolving, fast fashion is becoming a thing of the past. Today, many well-known brands are partnering with a recycling company, to reduce the amount of textile waste sent to landfills from the industrial side of the fashion industry each year. But what happens to the clothing that we buy, …

Start-Up Initiative

April 23, 2021

Zero Panik Textile Recycling startup is dedicated to sustainability and textile waste reduction efforts.  We recognize that to raise awareness and increase clothing recycling efforts there needs to be quality and easily understandable information available for people to get involved.

Community Recycling and Composting Education Programs

April 23, 2021

Your donations will support a circular economy and help us implement these important programs. Teach Kids To Recycle We are developing a fun and educational program to help kids learn about the importance of recycling, composting, organic gardening, and reducing waste. The Value of Sustainably In this program, we teach individuals about sustainably, why it’s …

Goal: To Increase the Collection of Post-Consumer Textile Materials in California by 200%

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April 23, 2021

Our Mission Our mission is to increase the amount of post-consumer textiles collected from various resources, by providing sustainable textile recycling solutions to residential property owners, retailers, government offices, hospitals, and hotels. Our Goal Our goal is to create easy and convenient access to clothing and household textile collection boxes throughout California. This will increase …