Planet Aid

Welcome to Planet Aid - Home of the Yellow Box!

Planet Aid is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that collects and recycles used clothes and shoes and supports international development projects. Our clothes collection boxes can be found across many major metropolitan areas of the United States, helping to save resources and lessen environmental impacts by reducing waste. Planet Aid supports community-based projects that improve health, increase income, aid vulnerable children, train teachers, and enhance the overall quality of life for people across the globe.

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Do Cities Need Help Recycling?

 Are cities sending too much trash to landfills?  Some of America’s major corporations seem to think so.  Recently, nine U.S. companies banded together to provide $100 million in zero-interest loans to finance local projects t... Read more

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Living Below the Line

A Planet Aid MIT takes the Global Poverty Project's "Live Below the Line Challenge".

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Will a Circular Economy Be Convenient?

Imagine a world without waste.  It seems impossible, but there is an idea gaining traction that could drastically alter the life cycle of our stuff.  It’s called circular economics.  Our current economy revolves around a line... Read more