"As we know, this happened in so many cities around the country in the 1960s and 1970s. Away with the old (and beautiful) and in with the new (mostly ugly boxes). In Albuquerque, they seemed in many cases not to even bother replacing what…"
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Is there anyplace in Albuquerque that recycles old clothing, towels, etc? By that I mean fabrics that are no good for resale/reuse but could be recycled for some other use.
As a point of interest, my mother up until about the mid-1960s in Wisconsin would tear old sheets and other used-up fabrics into strips, roll them into balls and when she had enough, take them to an old lady who had a loom on her porch and who would weave them into rag rugs that we used on our floors at home. Now that's recycling on the home front!