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80,000 Wearable School Uniforms Binned in the South West Every Year

New research has revealed that parents in the South West unnecessarily threw away 80,000 school uniforms in 20191 despite the fact they were still in good condition, making up 5% of the 1.4 million binned nationally.

The study found that one in 10 simply throw uniform items away once their children have outgrown them, even though they are still in a wearable condition.