Archive for July 15, 2015
If you’re looking for a way to give back to your community today, donate household goods that you don’t use or don’t need. For instance, if your closet is overflowing with clothing that you barely ever wear, consider donating these items to help those in need of clothing and reduce your impact on the environment. Americans discard an estimated 68 pounds of clothing a year, even though over 90% of textile waste is perfectly recyclable. In 2006 alone, 2.5 billion pounds of fabric were kept out of landfills as a result of used-clothing purchases. Recycling, repurchasing, and donating clothing is one of the easiest ways you can give back to those in need and reduce your waste.
There are plenty of ways to give back right in your own city. Philadelphia is full of people in need; approximately 440,000 Philadelphia