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Aug. 16, 2023: From clothing to swag, textile trash is piling up; Preserving Chinatown history

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Chinatown Marker Denver
Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
A new new marker placed at 19th and Lawrence Streets by Colorado Asian Pacific United is one of three that accurately preserves the history of Denver’s Chinatown, Aug. 8, 2023.

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Americans throw away 11 million tons of textile waste every year, and it's not just old clothing. We'll talk through what to consider the next time you look in your closet or go shopping. Plus, new markers ensure Denver's Chinatown is not forgotten. And the final chapter for Bendu, a beloved dog on the Western Slope.