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 development projects in some of the poorest parts of the world. The projects empower people and create momentum to improve health, increase income, aid vulnerable children, train teachers, and enhance the overall quality of life. Our bright yellow boxes can be found across many major metropolitan areas of the United States.

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Planet Aid in "Life Inside Out"

Have you seen the award-winning film Life Inside Out?  Director Jill D'Agnenica selected a Planet Aid bin to help create a pivotal moment in the film.  Ms. D'Ag... Read more

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Getting Smart on Regulating Bins

Recycling pays large dividends for the Earth by saving resources, preventing pollution, and reducing carbon emissions, while helping municipalities save money by lowering d... Read more

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Curbing the College Waste Problem

American universities have a serious waste problem. The average college student produces a whopping 640 pounds of trash annually, the majority of which accumulates at the... Read more

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How to Avoid Spring Cleaning

We’ve been posting a lot about spring cleaning lately, from eco-friendly tips and enlightening infographics to advice on how you can achieve that extreme clean. Now... Read more