USAgain works like Goodwill, but it sells the clothes in developing countries. (Unlike Goodwill, it's a for-profit company.)
You might not think of textiles as a major trash problem, but they are the seventh largest type of landfill waste in the area. By depositing your out-of-fashion or worn clothes in a bin, you can stop contributing to landfills and start contributing to job creation: USAgain is hiring!
If your clothes are in good shape but just don't fit or flatter, there are other socially responsible things you can do with them. Besides a healthy smattering of thrift stores, the Bay Area is home to another newly launched innovative used clothing idea: Swap for Good, which advocates for organized swaps with a small door fee to benefit domestic violence shelters.
If you know of other re-use opportunities for clothes and textiles, share them in the comments.
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