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Paradise Bowl

Paradise Bowl in Tacoma has been a valued partner of USAgain since May of 2011. Since then, they’ve helped us collect over two tons of clothing annually, an important step toward reducing textile waste in Tacoma. They’re also one of the best bowling centers in the area.

Paradise Bowl sports a newly remodeled cafe and lane-side service for hungry bowlers, as well as synthetic lane surfacing and Qubica scoring. It’s a great destination for everyone from highly competitive league bowlers to families looking for an afternoon of fun or a location for a birthday party. Learn more at paradisebowl.com

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Warrior Dash – Bonney Lake, WA

Warrior Dash, the world’s largest running series, is coming to Bonney Lake on July 20! USAgain has partnered with Warrior Dash for its 2013 events to promote the reuse and recycling of surplus footwear. Shoes collected will be given a second life around the world.

We’re doing more than just collecting a pile of shoes; on behalf of recycling efforts at Warrior Dash events, USAgain will make a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospitals. Sign up for a Minnesota Warrior Dash event while there’s still time! Warriors are encouraged to bring shoes from home to recycle as well as their muddy post-race shoes.

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Lake Tapps Gymnastics

USAgain has partnered with Lake Tapps Gymnastics in Bonney Lake, WA to recycle shoes via the green and white indoor recycling bin. Lake Tapps has been a go-to place for youth gymnasts for some time now, and by partnering with USAgain, they’ll become a convenient stop for shoe recycling as well.

Lake Tapps Gymnastics offers gymnastics classes beginning at age one and up to age 12. Their selection of classes caters to gymnasts of ability levels, from beginners to the highly competitive.

We’re proud to join forces with a community establishment like Lake Bonney Gymnastics, and salute their commitment toward making Bonney Lake a little bit more sustainable.

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Featured Site Sponsor
Auburn Gymnastics

We’re thrilled to have Auburn Gymnastics as a sponsor for our new shoe recycling program. By preventing shoes from entering the waste stream, Auburn Gymnastics is doing the community a service as it works toward greater sustainability.

Auburn Gymnastics isn’t just a leader in local recycling—they’re also home to some of the area’s most successful youth gymnasts. Baely Rowe, Shilese Jones and Alexandra Kennedy all have won National Titles in their respective age groups, a major accomplishment for the athletes and the gym. Auburn Gymnastics looks forward to a promising future of recycling and success in competition!

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The Highlands Center

USAgain operates over 700 textile recycling collection bins in Washington, including the one at the Highlands Center in Renton. The Highlands Center has been home to some of Renton’s best local businesses for years, and it also serves as a convenient spot for area residents to recycle unwanted clothing.

The Highlands Center offers Renton a variety of businesses and services

 

  • The 76 Food Mart has competitively priced gasoline and convenience items like soft drinks, microwavable food, household supplies, beer and wine.
  • The No Bull Saloon offers great food, games, and an overall friendly and relaxing atmosphere to enjoy a cold beverage.
  • Mocha Madness provides a huge selection of coffee drinks that’ll get your day started right or provide a much-needed afternoon pick-me-up.
  • Taqueria Y Carniceria has a selection of Mexican food that’s sure to satisfy your south of the border cravings.
  • Hot Pho serves up some of the best Vietnamese noodle soup in Renton.
  • The Salon is an all-in-one stop for hair, nails and tanning needs.

 

USAgain’s partnership with the Highlands Center allows unwanted clothes in Renton to be given a second life. This provides people with much-needed clothing and diverts harmful waste from landfills, so every recycled garment is truly a win-win.

Next time you stop by one of the Highlands Center’s fantastic business be sure to bag up your unwanted clothing to donate in the green-and-white collection bin.

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Animal Services

USAgain is pleased to partner with Animal Services, located at 3120 Martin Way East in Olympia. The onsite collection bin allows Olympia residents to conveniently recycle surplus textiles when visiting Animal Services.

Animal Services is the go-to organization in Thurston County for all pet-related issues, with the overall mission being to promote responsible pet ownership, to provide enforcement of animal law, to reduce pet overpopulation, to provide shelter for orphaned animals and to provide pet adoption opportunities.

Animal Services advocates pet health by providing emergency care and administering grants for assistance with veterinary care, as well as grants for spaying and neutering pets. Above all, Animal Services is a resource center for anyone who is unsure about a medical or social issue regarding a pet. Animal Services is always looking for helpful volunteers for its shelter – anyone interested should refer to the Volunteer FAQ.

Animal Services’ partnership with USAgain will allow the pet resource center to do good for the environment, too. Anyone is welcome to stop by and recycle unwanted clothing, shoes or other textiles. Animal Services also accepts donations of dry, high-quality pet food.

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Animal Services
3120 Martin Way East
Olympia, WA 98506
(360) 352 2781

Wee Love Learning

USAgain is pleased to partner with Wee Love Learning, a non-profit early childhood learning center located at 1835 Cooper Point Road in Olympia. The partnership provides the Olympia community with a convenient option to recycle unwanted clothing in addition to educating children on the importance of recycling.

Wee Love Learning opened in April 2011 and provides full and part-time childcare for children between the ages of 4 weeks to 12 years old. The learning center is dedicated to every child’s healthy development and offers scholarships for low-income families who don’t qualify for childcare assistance. Wee Love Learning also transports school age children to a handful of schools in the Olympia.

USAgain’s on-site collection allows children to learn the benefits of recycling firsthand. The green-and-white collection bin is a convenient option for parents to recycle unwanted clothing and textiles when picking up or dropping off their children. All area residents are invited to recycle clothing in the bin.

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Wee Love Learning
1835 Cooper Point Road SW
Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 493-1223
www.weelovelearning.com

76 Food Mart – Tacoma

USAgain is pleased to partner with 76 Food Mart in Tacoma, located at 5015 Center Street. Tacoma residents now may conveniently recycle clothing, footwear and other textiles at the green-and-white USAgain bin next to the Mart.

The Food Mart is a family-friendly gas station, serving Tacoma’s residents with a clean store stocked full with convenience items like energy drinks, wine, beer, soft drinks and microwavable food. The Food Mart proudly has some of the most competitive gas prices in the area, plus vacuuming and air for your convenience.

Next time you stop by to fill your tank or grab a snack for the road, bring with the old clothes from the back of your closet. Since partnering with USAgain, the Food Mart has become the quick stop shop for food, household items AND clothing recycling.

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Hosmer 76 Food Mart

USAgain is pleased to partner with Hosmer 76 Food Mart at 8235 S Hosmer Street. By partnering with Hosmer Food Mart, USAgain is advancing its mission of providing customers with an easy and eco-friendly way to dispose of surplus clothing and shoes.

Hosmer 76 Food Mart is the ideal quick-stop-shop for Tacoma residents on the go. Need a cool beverage to quench your thirst? A hot deli sandwich for lunch? A lottery ticket for when you’re feeling lucky? The only trip you need to make is to Hosmer Food Mart. Coffee connoisseurs will appreciate the Green Bean Espresso Stand adjacent to the Mart, so if you’re the type that appreciates a quality cup o’ Joe, look no further.

The Mart also boasts the most reasonable gasoline prices in the area, so don’t forget to top ‘er off after you stock up on convenient snacks and household items.

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Impressive Signs & Graphics

USAgain is proud to partner with Impressive Signs & Graphics at 2615 E Main Ave. in Puyallup. The partnership seeks to advance the recycling of clothing and shoes among area residents.

Impressive Signs & Graphics is not your average sign shop – it combines marketing expertise, innovative design and careful craftsmanship to provide customers with signs that are both attractive and effective. Impressive Signs & Graphics’ biggest clients include the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, IBM and 20th Century Fox.

Stop by to check out their unique facility in Puyallup, and when you do, bring surplus clothing and footwear to recycle in the green and white USAgain collection bin.

Impressive Signs & Graphics
2615 Main Ave.
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253)445-5146

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