Perhaps you’re trying to learn how to organize laundry or simply looking for how to get rid of old clothes without filling our landfills with more unwanted junk. The easiest answer, of course, is to donate old clothing to worthy causes. But then comes the question, who are the worthy causes to which you should donate said clothing? There are many worthy non-profits and volunteer organizations in the marketplace that would be happy to help you with cleaning your closet. There are also ways you can make money off of your old clothes too.
Goodwill & The Salvation Army – Both of these worthy non-profit organizations have drop off locations all over the country that make it easy for you to donate your used clothing. They offer tax deduction receipts so that you can further claim your donation on your tax returns.
Freecycle – If you are tired of trying to figure out how to get rid of old oil stains on clothes, it’s time you offered them up to someone who is happy to take them off your hands. Your junk is another’s treasure. Freecycle is a group of people dedicated to helping keep your junk out of the landfills across America. You place items up for “take” instead of sale. Interested people in the group respond via email if they want the items and you arrange a place to meet or leave the merchandise.
Ebay – Online auctions are a great way to get rid of old clothes that no longer fit or you just never got around to wearing. Perhaps you’re a shopaholic and never got around to wearing that beautiful silk blouse. If it still has the tags on it, it could fetch a pretty penny through an online auction. Even used clothes goes for good prices and the good part is that someone else pays for you to ship it to them.
It may be that you will use one or all of these suggestions when you are deciding how to get rid of old clothes in your closet. Make stacks based on how you want to get rid of them and then make a pledge to yourself to just “do it. Before you know it, you will be heading out to stores to get dresses that are new and the cycle will be starting all over again.