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USAgain Kicks off the School Year with New School Partnerships in St. Louis Area

Local Schools Ferguson & Florissant Earn Revenue with Used Clothing Recycler

St. Louis, MO - September 22, 2011 - USAgain, the company that helps divert millions of pounds of clothing and textiles from landfills each year, today announces partnerships with area schools to support recycling education and help the schools earn revenue. USAgain offers education-based fundraisers that are designed to develop students' awareness to textile recycling while providing them a platform to educate others within the community. USAgain partners with more than 75 schools in the state of Missouri and more than 400 across the country.

Parents, teachers and community members can deposit unwanted clothing, shoes and other textiles in green and white USAgain collection bins at participating schools. The schools earn funds based on the poundage collected. It is a no-work, no-cost education-based fundraising program for schools.

"We are thrilled to announce these new partnerships. Supporting recycling education and local school systems has always been a priority for USAgain," said Mattias Wallander, CEO of USAgain.

USAgain has partnered with the following St. Louis-area schools:

  • Berkely Middle School, Ferguson
  • Central School, Ferguson
  • Ferguson Middle School, Ferguson
  • Commons Lane School, Florissant
  • Cross Keys Middle School, Florissant
  • Duchesne Elementary, Florissant
  • Ferguson Florissant Building, Florissant
  • Little Creek, Florissant
  • McClure High School, Florissant
  • McCluer North High School, Florissant
  • Wedgewood Elementary, Florissant

Complete list of USAgain drop-off locations can be found at www.usagain.com.

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About USAgain
USAgain, a leader in the textile recycling industry, with corporate headquarters in Chicago, is a for-profit company that recycles and resells unwanted clothing and other textiles. In 2010 alone, the company collected 56 million pounds of discarded clothing. USAgain operates over 10,000 collection bins in 15 States. For more information please visit www.usagain.com