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USAgain regularly hosts and participates in events, expos and conferences. Check out our upcoming and past events:

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  • USAgain launches national holiday giving campaign with Boys and Girls Clubs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    CONTACT: Rasham Grewal (708) 908-0476 r.grewal@usagain.com   USAgain launches national holiday giving campaign with Boys and Girls Clubs Clothing recycler will donate clothes to local children in need during season   St. Louis, MO (November 1, 2013) – USAgain, the textile ...
  • Textile Collection Events in Chicagoland We’ll be collecting clothing, shoes and other textiles at one-day events throughout the Chicagoland area this year. Check out the list below for information on an event near you! January 18 – Montgomery event – 9AM – Noon – in front ...
  • Earth Month Recycling Challenge   Raising money for extracurricular activities is typically high on any school’s to-do list, but what about raising awareness for recycling? USAgain is proud to announce that schools can do both in the Earth Month Challenge. For every item of clothing and shoes diverted ...
  • GREEN-T Awards and Film Screening Tuesday, October 7 Agassiz Elementary School 2851 North Seminary Chicago, IL 60657 If you’re interested in the environment, recycling, climate change and networking with local green leaders, join us in celebrating sustainability and recycling on October 7 at Agassiz Elementary School! ...
  • Get Ready for the America Recycles Day Challenge 2014!               Since 1997, communities across the country have come together on November 15 to celebrate America Recycles Day. Join USAgain in raising environmental awareness beyond November 15 while diverting textile waste from landfills. What is the America Recycles Day challenge? Throughout the month of ...
  • National Textile Recycler Announces 2014 Diversion Rates USAgain clothing collection bins continue to serve as a convenient recycling option across America CHICAGO, IL (Jan. 20, 2015) — More than 54 million pounds of textiles were collected in USAgain recycling bins across the country in 2014. That’s 12,311 garbage ...
  • Chicagoland Residents Give a Thumbs Up to Clothing Recycling USAgain clothing collection bins continue to serve as a convenient recycling option CHICAGO, IL (Jan. 20, 2015) – Seven million pounds of clothing and shoes were diverted from landfills thanks to Chicago-area residents. That’s 1,598 garbage trucks diverted from going to ...
  • Glass Slipper Project and USAgain Collecting Special Occasion Dresses Annual event provides Chicago-area girls with the prom of a lifetime CHICAGO (February 12, 2015) – Is your closet full of dresses you no longer wear? Now there is a way to clean your closet, help the environment and give back to ...
  • Making Prom Dreams Come True Making Prom Dreams Come True Is your closet full of dresses you no longer wear? Now there is a way to clean your closet, help the environment and give back to Chicagoland high school seniors by recycling your special occasion dresses. These dresses will be made ...
  • Textile Recycling Changes in La Porte County Read original article at laportecountylife.com Following textile recycler USAgain’s recent restructuring of its Chicago service area, three locations remain for county residents who want recycle unwanted or damaged clothing, bedding, towels, shoes and other textiles, the La Porte County Solid Waste ...
  • Homecoming Goes Green Local high school girls were given the opportunity to take home a free dress for their school’s upcoming homecoming dance at USAgain’s West Chicago facility on Sunday, August 19, 2012. The first USAgain event of its kind, Homecoming Goes Green offered over ...
  • Winter coats donated to Chicago-area Boys & Girls Club s part of a wider initiative partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs across the country, USAgain’s local division donated 120 lbs of winter apparel – including coats, gloves and hats – to the Boys & Girls Club in Elgin, IL. USAgain Chicago ...
  • 2013 Prom Goes Green recap video USAgain Chicago’s 2013 Prom Goes Green dress giveaway from USAgain on Vimeo. Learn more about Prom Goes Green
  • USAgain Visits Agassiz Elementary School in Lakeview USAgain Chicago paid a visit to Agassiz School to present them with their prize check from Earth Month Challenge. Read the story here, courtesy of Patch.com Students at Agassiz Elementary School in Lake View got a head start on celebrating Earth ...
  • Illinois Warriors Run, Recycle in Channahon There was mud. There was beer. There was a pyramid-shaped rope ladder and a pit of fire. And there were thousands upon thousands of pairs of shoes, all to be recycled. Warrior Dash, the world’s largest running series, descended upon Channahon, ...
  • Evanston Recycling Fair & Public Works Equipment Expo Check us our at the City of Evanston’s recycling fair – we’ll be collecting textiles for reuse and recycling. Fair attendees will also be able to recycle electronics, tires, batteries and more without leaving their cars. See the official release and learn more ...
  • SMART Executive Director Visits USAgain Headquarters USAgain’s Chicago headquarters was pleased to host Jackie King, Executive Director of Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART), for a visit and tour of facilities. SMART has been a leading association in the world of wiping materials, used clothing and ...
  • USAgain Sponsors Lake County Golf Outing USAgain’s Chicago division sponsored a hole at Lake County Municipal League‘s annual golf outing on September 4, 2013. The outing was held at Deerfield Golf Course. In addition to sponsoring a hole, USAgain representatives were on hand to promote sustainability ...
  • USAgain Collects Textiles for Breast Cancer Research at Get Green Fair USAgain held a clothing drive to support the Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Research Foundation at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Get Green fair. The fair was an employee event for hospital staff to connect with green businesses and organizations in the Chicago ...
  • USAgain Partners with Eco-Erek to divert more shoes from landfills USAgain partnered with Erek Hansen, better known as Eco-Erek, to divert about 3,000 pounds of shoes from landfills.   Eco-Erek is no stranger to recycling and sustainability – he’s been organizing recycling drives for jeans, shoes and other items since a National ...
  • Bartlett High School recycles over 3,000 pounds of clothing to support lacrosse team Congratulations to the Bartlett High School lacrosse team for recycling over 3,000 pounds of clothing, shoes and other textiles! The team organized a Bags for Bucks one-day collection drive in partnership with USAgain and did an excellent job promoting the ...
  • Sorento Elementary School turns textile recycling into family affair Recycling textiles turned into a family affair in the small town of Sorento, Ill. Students, teachers, parents, grandparents and community members joined together to recycle  textiles for the Bags for Bucks event at Sorento Elementary School located at 510 S. Main St. The ...
  • Heroes recycle shoes after May Heroes Mud Run event in Aurora USAgain was on hand to collect muddy shoes after the Heroes Mud Run event held on Sat., May 24, at Marmion Academy & Abbey Farms located at 1000 Butterfield Road. There are an estimated 20 billion pairs of shoes produced annually, and ...
  • USAgain awards Pui Tak Christian School with $1,000 grand prize for 8th annual Earth Month Challenge Chicago’s Pui Tak Christian School is the champion in the eighth annual Earth Month Challenge. At 2:30 p.m., on Thurs., May 29, Pui Tak received its $1,000 prize in an open-to-the-press school assembly. USAgain, the for-profit textile recycling company that runs ...
  • Green Your Move Out helps college students give back, recycle USAgain’s Green Your Move Out fundraising program proved recycling on college campuses is a win-win for reducing waste and helping students take home a lighter load. Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville (SIUE) and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale (SIU) collected ...
  • Over 4,500-plus pounds of textiles recycled at Moody Bible School Move Out event USAgain’s Green Your Move Out fundraising program proved recycling on college campuses is a win-win for reducing waste and helping students take home a lighter load. Moody Bible School collected a total of 4,563 pounds of unwanted clothes and shoes this spring ...
  • USAgain awards first-place winner Pui Tak Christian School with $1,000 from eighth annual Earth Month Challenge Students receive money for recycling clothing CHICAGO, IL (May 13, 2014) –USAgain, the for-profit textile recycling company, is pleased to announce Pui Tak Christian School as the first-place winner of the 2014 nationwide Earth Month Challenge. Pui Tak Christian School, located at 2301 ...
  • USAgain awards third-place winner Byron Cusd No. 226 with $500 from eighth annual Earth Month Challenge Students receive money for recycling clothing (CHICAGO, IL) May 13, 2014  – USAgain, the for-profit textile recycling company, is pleased to announce Byron Cusd No. 226 as the third-place winner of the 2014 nationwide Earth Month Challenge. Byron Cusd No. 226, ...
  • USAgain awards fourth-place winner St. Clare School with $250 from eighth annual Earth Month Challenge Students receive money for recycling clothing CHICAGO, IL (May 13, 2014) –USAgain, the for-profit textile recycling company, is pleased to announce St. Clare School as the fourth-place winner of the 2014 nationwide Earth Month Challenge. St. Clare School, located at 214 West 3rd ...
  • USAgain Wins Environmental Stewardship Award             Textile recycler honored for excellence in Georgia two years in a row STONE MOUNTAIN, GA (Aug. 31, 2015) – USAgain, a leader in the textile recycling industry, was recently honored for its success in recycling and waste reduction within Georgia during the ...
  • Textile Recycling Changes in La Porte County Read original article at laportecountylife.com Following textile recycler USAgain’s recent restructuring of its Chicago service area, three locations remain for county residents who want recycle unwanted or damaged clothing, bedding, towels, shoes and other textiles, the La Porte County Solid Waste ...
  • Wheaton Park District earns recycling award               Original story on mysuburbanlife.com WHEATON – The Wheaton Park District recently won a recycling award for its work on environmental awareness, according to a news release from the district. Clothing recycler USAgain honored the district during the 2015 Green-T Award ceremony at ...
  • Calumet City Thunderbolts earn Recycling Award Read original story on nwitimes.com CHICAGO | The Calumet City Thunderbolts won top honors from local clothing recycler USAgain for Best Recycling Program Promotion after turning a one-day clothing drive into a year-long opportunity to further the cause of textile recycling. During the ...

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