The average person generates 4.5 pounds of trash per every day which as a yearly total equals 1.5 tons! Have you given consideration to that? Luckily recycling is more common nowadays and really reduces the waste. One fact shows that in 2012, Americans recycled and composted over 86 million tons of material! However, a lot more can be done by individuals and families that would seriously decrease the daily and yearly averages. One way that people can help the community are donations for non profit organizations. The recovery rate for used clothing and textiles in 2011 was an estimated 15.3% in the United States. Seeing as how the EPA estimates that 7 Continue reading
Sometimes it can be easy to get so fed up with how cluttered and full your house or closets are that you just want to take several armfuls and deposit it all directly into the trash bin. However there are better solutions, that could end up benefiting more than just you. If you clean out those closets and drawers and get rid of everything that you and your family no longer wear or make use of, donating those items will be better both for the individuals who will end up with those things, and for the planet as a whole. And if it is a new concept, and you find yourself wondering “Where can I donate clothes?” it does not take much time or effort to find out.
Why donate when I could just dump it?
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