Category Veterans donations

What Happens When Donating Clothing

Clothing donations

Did you know that an estimated 99% of all the clothing thrown away in the U.S. could have been recycled or donated? Many Americans are hopping on the train of thought that “less is more” these days and are giving up items, such as clothing, that they may not need. Yet many convince themselves that if they don’t want those clothes, no one else will either — so they end up in the trash. In fact, the average American throws away nearly 68 pounds of clothes every year.

But one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, right? American society needs to be aware that other places in the world, and even other Americans suffering economic hardships, will happily take a charitable donation of used clothes. Donating clothing to charity does no

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Help Military Families Donate Your Used Clothing and Household Items to Charity

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Did you know that the average American household discards an estimated 68 pounds of clothing each year? Because of this, it is estimated that 12 million tons of clothing and textile waste are sent to landfills in the United States annually. Fortunately, there is a way that Americans can not only reduce their landfill contributions but also contribute to organizations that help military families and the blind: by donating clothing and other household items to charities.

Recycling and donating are especially important in the United States because of the way discarded items can affect your community, as well as the nation as a whole: currently, the EPA estimates that 75% of sold waste is recyclable, but only about 30% is actually recycled. When it comes to clothing, the numbers are even

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