Items placed into the collection boxes are sent to C&A’s Distribution Center, where they are sorted out and classified.
Clothes in good conditions are sent to Centro Social Carisma, in Osasco-SP. They ensure that these items are reused by people in greater need.
Items that are not in good conditions for use are sent to Retalhar, a B-Corporation that does the reverse manufacture of clothes, that is, they sort out components, such as zippers and buttons, and send them for recycling. Fabric is sent for defibering, a process that turns it into raw material mainly for the automotive industry.