How to save the world with socks
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Fashion is the one of the most polluting industries in the world. Every year, the textile industry produces 5.8 million tons of waste in Europe alone - and France has one of the worst track records in the EU as far as recycling is concerned. For over 10 years now, Marcia de Carvalho has been trying to do something about that with her recycling project called "Chaussettes Orphelines," or "Orphaned Socks". Today she's showing off her hard work at Paris's City Hall. FRANCE 24 went to meet her.