Recycling Council of Ontario

Back for 2018! SHOW YOU GIVE A SH!RT

Recycling Council of Ontario and Value Village® have partnered to bring high school students in Ontario and British Columbia an exciting opportunity to organize a clothing collection drive for used clothes for reuse and rewear during Waste Reduction Week in Canada 2018 (October 15 -19). The challenge provides a unique, hands-on, educational opportunity for students to learn about the environmental impacts of clothing consumption, fast fashion, and textile waste. Learn more.

Early-bird registrations now open! Register your school by June 29 and be entered to win a $200 Value Village® gift card. 


2017 #IGiveAShirt Challenge Results

Results and winners for the 2017 #IGiveAShirt™ Challenge have been announced. Thank you to all the schools that participated!

2017 Results

2018 State of Reuse Report

Value Village® has released their third annual State of Reuse Report that found 60% of North Americans shop secondhand once a year or less. Read the report to learn how you can take style full circle.

Why Give A Sh!rt for planet earth?

This Waste Reduction Week in Canada (October 15-19) be a part of the #IGiveAShirt™ Challenge and help us keep millions of reusable items out of landfills. 

North americans send 10.5 million tons of clothing to landfills every year.
The oil industry is the world's biggest polluter.


Eco Art Installation

These videos will inspire you to think twice about the environmental impact of what you wear.

Rethink Reuse™ Clothing Spill Installation


 Give a sh!rt about your clothing footprint!