How To

Properly Dispose of

an American Flag

Take it to a local  flag disposal box.

Depending on your location, police stations or local government offices may have a flag disposal box where members of the community can leave their worn-out flags.

Hold your own  flag burning ceremony.

If you have a torn, faded, or tattered American flag, consider holding your own ceremony and burning it.

Bury it in a wooden box.

If you would like to bury your American flag, start by properly folding the flag into the ceremonial triangular shape.

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