Properly Dispose of
an American Flag
Donate an old American flag to be repurposed.
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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