How Queen of Raw is fighting landfill one bolt of fabric at a time

Landfill is not just an environmental issue, but a major problem for a business’ bottom line, says Stephanie Benedetto, co-founder of Queen of Raw, an online marketplace selling unused textiles. “Every single year, $120 billion worth of unused textiles just sits in warehouses, collecting dust or being burned or sent to landfill. This can represent up to 15 per cent of a business’ bottom line in just one year.  At that volume, waste isn’t just environmentally irresponsible, it

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