Category Donating clothing to charity

Learning How to Donate Clothing to Your Community

Donations for military families

Most people in the United States have quite a collection of clothes. One study finds that the average person in the United States will throw away 82 pounds of textile items every year. These items that end up thrown away go to landfills. The United States is having a difficult time keeping landfills from overflowing. There are ways that you can help end the problem of overflowing landfills while helping those around you through donating used clothing. In this post, you will learn how you can give clothing back to the community.

Clothing Drop Off

Dropping off clothing is a great way to give back to the community. One study shows that, in 1930, the average women had nine outfits. Current figures show that women now have about 30 outfits. Many of th

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How Donating Your Used Clothing Benefits Many People and the Environment

Donation pick up maryland

Did you know that recycling your old clothes can have a ?Butterfly effect?, when one small action that can set off a number of other good deeds that can create a cascade effect? But donating used clothes to charity instead of throwing them away, you can start a cycle of good that benefits many people and the environment along the way. It’s also easy to do, and there are even many charities that will pick up donations and give you a receipt for the value.
It’s time to start recycling textiles
We’ve gotten used to recycling paper, plastic, cardboard, cans and glass, but people still tend to throw away used clothing in the trash. As of 2011, the recovery rate for textiles in the U.S. was only 15.3%. Compared to other materials, that’s very low. That’s because people haven’t

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Are You Looking for a Way to Make a Difference?

Where can i donate clothes

Children victims of gas attacks in Syria.
Children without one of their parents in America because the other is serving with the military.
At times, it can seem like these are very difficult times. So difficult, in fact, that it can seem impossible to know what to do. When you are in a situation where the world news seems overwhelming and your impact seems insignificant, the best that you can do is start making a difference close to home. For many, one of the ways to make a positive contribution is to work with groups that collect donations for military families.
Organizations that help military families offer a variety of ways for community me

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