Marks & Spencer is to extend its clothes recycling appeal Shwopping to UK workplaces.

It will work with businesses to place clothes recycling boxes into their offices for a one-day eco-drive.

The donated clothes will be collected by Oxfam who will re-sell, re-use or recycle them to raise funds to alleviate world poverty. Workers will receive an M&S vouchers for donating items.

M&S launched Shwopping in its stores in April this year and has collected over two million items.

“We’ve spoken at length with our customers - on Facebook, in focus groups and day-to-day in stores - and they want us to make shwopping as easy as possible, and that’s why we’re bringing it to offices and workplaces,” said Adam Elman, head of Plan A delivery at Marks & Spencer.

“For companies, it a great way to engage with employees and improve your sustainability credentials.”