According to section 8 of title 4 of the United States Code

No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America; the flag should not be dipped to any person or thing. Regimental colors, state flags, and organization or institutional flags are to be dipped as a mark of honor.

The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.

American Flags Express
12577 West Custer Ave.
Butler, WI 53007

Will recycle American Flags for a fee/suggested donation based on size.

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Boy Scouts of America

Accepts American flags for proper disposal.

Multiple locations.

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Kent County Administration Building
300 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Accepts American flags ready for retirement.

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The American Legion

Accepts American flags for proper and respectful disposal.

Multiple locations.

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Accepts American Flags that are ready to be properly disposed of.

Mail-in program.

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