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
Every year, Americans throw out 12 million tons of home textiles. These clothes and other items clog up landfills when they could be turned into a charitable donation and go to helping families in need. And if your home is like most American homes, one big source of possible clothing donations are the kids’ rooms. You might wonder how you can be expected to even think about ways to donate clothing when the kids’ closets and drawers are such a wreck. If so, read on for some great tips for organizing your kids’ clothes and easing the burden on yourself in the long run.
Think About the Clothes Before You Buy
You can evaluate any piece of clothing in terms of wear value. If