Did you know that the U.S. throws out an average 12 million tons of textile waste every year? That breaks down to about 82 pounds per person. Some estimates indicate that most of the textiles that end up in landfills could be recycled in some way.
Gently used clothing can easily be resold, while other textiles such as curtains, blankets, and other textiles could be cut up and used as rags or filler. But this recycling can not take place unless people chose to donate their used items instead of throwing them in the trash. Here’s how to make the transition easily.
What to Know About Charitable Clothing Donations.
There are many ways to donate clothing. Some charities only accept boxes of clothing after a representative has picked through the offering, and others are perfectly willing to do