Guinness World Records official Stuart Claxton was on hand at Union
Station today to declare a new record to National Geographic Kids magazine
for the most clothing collected for recycling. Over 33,000 donated denim items
were unveiled in a display in the main hall at Union Station in
Washington, D.C. The house of denim will be on display through August 27.
Watch a time-lapse video of the display construction.
Kids donated 33,088 items which will be recycled by COTTON. FROM BLUE TO GREEN.®, and made into home insulation for houses damaged in natural disasters. Kids from all over the country
participated, sending in one pair of jeans or truck loads of jeans
collected in community projects.