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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It’s Here! Our 2014 Annual Report

Planet Aid has released its 2014 Annual Report, which details the successes of our environmental and development initiatives over the course of 2014. Planet Aid recycled m... Read more

Planet Aid Blog

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Thou Shalt Not Change the Climate

Today, the Vatican made public a letter from the Pope—called an encyclical—on the environment. The letter calls on rich countries to take action to stop climate... Read more

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Summer Recycling Tips

As the weather heats up and the days grow longer, our weekends are increasingly filled with summer trips, barbecues, and pool time.  It all adds up to a lot of time ... 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