Planet Aid at Home

     Hosting Zero-Waste Representatives from Russia




The U.S. State Department brought a “Zero-Waste” delegation from Russia to Planet Aid’s headquarters in Elkridge, Maryland to learn about best practices in textile recycling. The delegation was visiting the United States under the International Visitor Leadership Program, and the group was comprised of current and emerging leaders in waste and recycling management. Planet Aid was the first facility stop on the group's cross-country tour...  read more



  Opening Our First Thrift Center in Maryland


 The Planet Aid Thrift Center opened for business in early October.  The Thrift Center is the first large Planet Aid retail store, providing the local community with a new source of affordable, stylish clothing. The store sells men's, women’s, and children's clothing and shoes, as well as jewelry, accessories, home decor, toys, movies, books, and games... read more


     Donating Coats to Local Charities 



Planet Aid donated winter coats and other cold-weather gear to the less fortunate as the temperatures dropped throughout the country. The cold-weather gear went to numerous charitable organizations... read more



Celebrating Our New Donation Center

Local residents, Planet Aid staff, and members of the Newport County Chamber of Commerce attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 22 in celebration of the new Planet Aid Donation Center. The Donation Center provides locals a 24/7 drop-off point for their unwanted clothes, shoes, accessories, household textiles, appliances, glassware, books, and sports equipment... read more



People at Planet Aid