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Uniqlo Launching Line of Recycled Jackets

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Clothing retailer giant Uniqlo unveiled a new range of recycled down jackets, as part of an effort to boost sustainability.

The jackets were rejuvenated from 620,000 items collected across Japan. The collection will go on sale at stores and online from November 2nd. The initiative is part of a sustainability project dubbed "re-UNIQLO."

The company says it wants to protect the environment and underprivileged communities by keeping clothes out of landfills.