Did you know that the United States produces approximately 30% of the world’s solid waste? On average, the entire country contributes about 11 billion tons of trash to landfills and other parts of the world, making our nation one of the leading polluters around the globe. A significant portion of that waste — about 12 to 13 million tons of it, in fact — comes from discarded clothing and textiles, most of which can be salvaged and reused.
However, there is one solution to this growing problem: donating clothing to charity organizations. Clothing donations serve multiple purposes in every community. They provide clothing for families and individuals in need, they can be sold in secondhand stores to benefit char