Take clothing in good condition, as well as shoes, purses, and backpacks, to a local reuse and recycling site.
San Franciscans send 4,500 pounds of textiles to landfill every hour.
Most of the 39 million pounds of textiles we send to the waste stream each year can be reused or recycled into insulation material, flooring, packaging, or cushioning in stuffed toys, insoles, and bags.
Are we at Zero yet?
Reusing or recycling clothing, shoes, and other textiles conserves natural resources and protects our climate. San Francisco has already set a North American record for recycling & composting, but we'll need your help to reach zero waste.