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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Why We Care About Almirante's Lunch

Almirante never ate lunch during the school day. The small and shy first-grader spent long hours in the classroom with an empty stomach. It is no wonder that all of the curly letters and meandering numbers on the blackboard seemed somewhat bewilde... Read more

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The Four C’s About Trees

We all know that trees are important.  Trees produce oxygen, which we need to survive.  Beyond this basic truth, however, trees help sustain life on the planet in many other ways.  We summarize some of these benefits below in “... Read more

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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