How Can You Help Save the Planet? Try Giving Your Used Clothing Donations to Charity in These Easy Ways

Written by Family Video Coupon on August 26, 2014. Posted in Donate items to charity, Donations of clothing, Purple heart veterans pick up

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Each year, Americans throw away more clothing than anywhere else on the planet — some estimates place the amount between 12 and 13 million tons. As a result, at least 5% of our landfills consists of clothing and textiles, including fibers such as cotton, polyester, nylon, rayon, and more. While it may seem like this type of land pollution is daunting, there is one way to help save the planet: donate clothes to charity organizations in your area.

Charitable donations can be given to all types of organizations, from thrift stores to specific charities such as Purple Heart donation pick ups. Have you wanted to give your used clothing donations to charity, but you’re unsure of how to participate? Here are some easy ways for you to start getting involved:

Donate to a shelter or other charity