Donate Your Clothes

Your Go-To Checklist for Donating Clothes

By Alightwaste

Did you know 99% of discarded clothing and household textiles can be recycled, however, 68 pounds of clothing are discarded by Americans per year? Donate clothes and help both the environment and local charities.

By donating, instead of trashing your clothing, you can help the environment by reducing the amount of pesticides used to grow cotton, petroleum to make fabric, and water to dye fabric.

Learn how to help the planet through clothing donation:

Why You Should Donate


What To Donate

  • Anything in reasonable condition.
  • Anything that can be worn properly by others.
  • Items free of rips and stains.


What To Do Before Donating

Where To Donate