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The Green Life: Cold-Weather Comfort: Give a Coat

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December 16, 2010

Cold-Weather Comfort: Give a Coat

Donate your coat

Now that you've winterized your home, what to do to wait out the snowstorm? This week's tips provide a few ideas to keep you busy without hurting the planet. 

Tip #4: Organize a Coat Drive

Rather than throwing out an old winter coat, or even just dropping it off at the local thrift store, try giving it to someone who really needs it. The national project One Warm Coat is a good place to start if you're interested in simultaneously sparing a landfill and clothing a neighbor.

Tell us: What do you do with your old clothes?


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