Archive for June 22, 2017
Have you recently cleaned out your closets and thought about giving away some clothes to charity or a donation site near you? While you might just want to throw them away, bringing them to a charity donation site can be a much better option for both the environment and people in need. In 2011 alone, 2 million tons of clothing and textiles were recycled or donated to charity in the United States. In 2007, about $5.8 billion worth of clothing related donations were made to charity foundations in the country. If we did not recycle those clothes, they most likely would have ended up in landfills, which is a not a good choice for the environment.
Aside from the environmental aspects of giving to charity, donating your clothes can also help the lives of others by giving them clothes that they can use t