Though Americans are purchasing more clothing per person than ever, most of it is ultimately thrown away instead of donated or recycled. Americans recycle or donate only 15 percent of their used clothing, and the rest-about 10.5 million tons a year-goes into landfills, giving textiles one of the poorest recycling rates of any reusable material. […]

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If you’re looking to make a difference in this world, consider donating your used textiles and clothing items to various charitable organizations. After all, everything from charitable clothing donations to houseware donations are hugely important for many a charitable organization. From wounded veterans charities to the American Red Cross, charitable donations are typically always going […]

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Americans have been happily making charity donations and donating clothing to charity for many years. It’s estimated that over 95 percent of Americans participate in charitable giving at some level, and many choose to go the route of donating their used clothing to charity. In one year alone, it’s estimated that 2 million tons of […]

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Each year, there seems to be a time in which we assess what we have and what we’re actually using, and decide which items we should keep and which ones we should give up. Of course, this can be a lot easier said than done, and not always because of sentimental value. Even if we […]

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There are certain phrases that simply should not exist. “Homeless veterans” should be one of them. Unfortunately, There are homeless and hungry veterans all over the United States. In March 2013, about 207,000 recent veterans found themselves unable to find work, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In 2012, the unemployment rate for […]

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