Planet Aid

planet aid

The Lorain County Solid Waste Management District and Collection Center are proud to partner with Planit Aid! 

Please be advised that all textiles must be CLEAN and BAGGED in clear plastic bags when being dropped off for donation. Collection Center staff have the right to refuse donations being made to Planit Aid if they do not meet the standards that are being set by the Collection Center. 

We are accepting the following items:

  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Bedding, Towels, and Curtains
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Socks

We cannot accept textiles that are tattered beyond repair, soiled, dirty, wet or moldy. We do not accept yarn, thread-bare items, spools of thread or similar cast-offs. We also do not accept toys or stuffed animals.


Residents of Lorain County can drop off items to be donated during regular business hours at the Lorain County Collection Center.

Location and Hours:

Lorain County Collection Center - 540 S. Abbe Road, Elyria

Monday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm