Category Clothing donations

Are You Looking for a Way to Share Your Goods with Others?

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The difference between the haves and the have nots in our country seems to be growing. And while the size of this problem may seem like something we have not seen before, the fact of the matter is that the distinction between those who have much and those who have little has always been a situation to consider.

Luck is not chance by the poet Emily Dickinson and the Fortune Magazine June 2017 article highlighting NASA’s announcement of a new class of astronauts raise the question of luck and how it applies to the lives we lead. Although Dickinson seems to be battling with the ideas that there is or is not only luck, only toil, the U.S. public cannot help but wonder about the amount of both luck and work that go into the selection process. The fact that only 12 people are selected fr

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7 Reasons Why Giving to Charity Could Be Your Best Decision Yet

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Spring is quickly approaching, and the all too familiar ‘spring cleaning’ is looming ahead. Some love the deep cleaning and some hate it. Whichever category you fall in, part of a good spring clean is getting rid of things that we don’t need. All of us have plenty of clothing, appliances and other items that we have not used in so long. In 2011, 90% of the clothes and material that was tossed could have been recycled. but were not. Since then, about 12 million tons have been thrown out each year. Let’s not let that happen this year.

Charitable donations are the best way to get rid of our gently used items. People need clothing donations...

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How Clothing Donations Are Helping Families and the Environment

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Most Americans have become accustomed to the routine of regularly buying new clothes. Some people may be attempting to keep up with the ever changing fashion trends, while others may simply be shopaholics. Unfortunately, once a closet becomes packed full, clothes may start being thrown into the trash.

Given the current focus on climate change and environmental conservation, it is surprising that people don’t find alternative methods for getting rid of old clothes. The world is in a race to find renewable sources of energy as well as making a point to recycle paper and plastics. However, textiles is for some reason often overlooked as being harmful to the environment.

The average person generates around 4.5 pounds of trash each day, this amounts to about 1.5 tons of solid waste per yea

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