"USAgain is a green for-profit enterprise that collects used clothes (and shoes) and resells them worldwide to conserve precious resources and greenhouse gases," according to their website.
Two of USAgain’s red-and-white collection bins were placed on Adams Avenue and Bancroft Street in Normal Heights in 2008. The bins, unfortunately, collect graffiti and trash, but they do comply with City of San Diego codes at this location. Schools, churches, shopping centers, and office parks "host" the bins and receive a percentage of the profits generated when their donations are sold.
The manager of the automotive repair shop near the Adams Avenue bins thought they belonged to the City. A third bin is located at a small market on Meade Avenue near 36th Street, and an employee at that location had no information on a sponsor or when or why a bin was installed outside their store. According to Jim Schneider, executive director of the Adams Avenue Business Association, the AABA is not the sponsor or host of the two bins on Adams Avenue either.