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Category: Charity clothing donations

Here are 3 Steps to Take When Making Charitable Clothing Donations

Americans today have more clothing per person than ever, and a lot of it ends up going to waste. The average American throws away nearly 70 pounds of clothing, linens, and other textiles each year. As that ends up to millions of tons of waste each year, it’s far better to donate used clothing instead. Clothing donations can go towards helping families in need, and are accepted by a number of charities across the country. If you’re planning on making charitable clothing donations, there are several steps you’ll need to take, and this article will take a look at a few of them.

  • Determine Which Clothing Items You No Longer Need or Use: The first step you’ll need to make in making any charitable donation of clothing is to determine which clothing items you no longer need or use. Making charitable clothing donations can seem overwhelming, especially if you have a lot of clothes,

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Why You Should Donate Your Old Clothing To Charity

If you’re like the vast majority of people all throughout the country, you have more articles of clothing than you know what to do with. After all, with the average person consuming upwards of 68 articles of clothing over the course of the year, the average adult of today now consumes up to double what an adult in the United States would have been consuming just 20 years in the past. For most people, this means a surplus of clothing hanging in their closets, lying in their wash baskets, and folded in their drawers. Getting rid of some of this clothing can be a great thing, as it will allow them to simplify their lives and cut out what they are not using.

But how do you know what clothing you should be parting with and what clothing you should keep? It can be a hard choice to make, but there are a few ways that you can make such judgement calls. For one thing, how long has it been since your wore each piece of clothing? For those living in climates where there are only one or two s

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Charitable Donations are of Enormous Value to Others

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It is very difficult to decide the value of charitable donations in our world today. On the one hand, you can talk about what a single item or a group of items is worth monetarily, but on the other hand, you never really know what an item you might not have any use for anymore could do to change the life of a person in need. In addition, you might not have any idea how much donating some old clothing instead of throwing it away can do for the environment.

In 2006, people donated clothing in large numbers and by doing so kept 2.5 billion pounds of fabric from the landfills. These used clothes that were donated were sold in used clothing stores and much of the money made from the sale of these items went directly to helping disabled veterans, helping families in need, and Read more ...

How Donating Used Clothing Can Help Veterans Charities and the Environment

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How can your used clothing donations help others? If you’ve never thought about donating your used clothes and household goods, you might be surprised at the answer. Charity organizations like wounded veterans charities raise funds for their programs through sales of used clothing. And when you donate clothes, you’re keeping them out of the landfills. Reusing and recycling clothes is the environmentally friendly choice.

Recycle old clothing instead of discarding
Used clothing and textiles can be reused and recycled, but mostly they just get

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