Clothes piling up?
Drop off unwanted clothes, shoes and linens at a location near you, including the St. Anthony's barrel outside the Temple front office! (For other locations:
Local reuse and recycling sites now accept your unwanted or worn-out clothing and textiles:
Clothes & accessories (sweaters, jeans, single socks, boxers, belts, purses, etc.)
Shoes (sneakers, boots, heels, slippers)
Linens (towels, sheets, tablecloths)
San Franciscans send 4,500 pounds of textiles to landfill every hour.
Most of the 39 million pounds of textiles we send to the waste stream each year can be reused or recycled into insulation material, flooring, packaging, or cushioning in stuffed toys, insoles, and bags.
Are we at Zero yet?
San Francisco has a goal of reaching Zero Waste by 2020.
Reusing or recycling clothing, shoes, and other textiles conserves natural resources and protects our climate. San Francisco has already set a North American record for recycling & composting, but we'll need your help to reach zero waste.
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