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www.americandisposal.com/blog/how-to-retire-an-american-flag

But many of us know it is far worse to hang a tattered or damaged flag then to dispose of it, properly. But what if you find yourself and your flag in that situation? What IS the proper and respectful way to dispose of an American Flag? First, let's define what an official American flag is: Flag. The U.S. Flag consists of a blue ...

www.vfw.org/community/flag-etiquette

The American flag has a long history, and the members of our organization have spent nearly as long defending and honoring our nation's most iconic symbol of freedom. Whether you're looking for the historic details of how the U.S. flag came to be, or the rules and regulations that encompass her daily flight, we're here to ...

www.collinsflags.com/blog/archives/1366

Aug 7, 2017 ... When an American flag becomes worn, faded, torn or soiled, it should be retired and replaced with a new flag. There are several ways to respectfully dispose of the American flag without showing disgrace. The most commom method is burning the torn or tattered flag in a special ceremony. Here are the ...

howchoo.com/g/m2nkothmnmm/how-to-properly-dispose-of-an-american-flag

This guide will show you how to how to respectfully dispose of a damaged or worn American flag.

www.wikihow.com/Dispose-of-a-Damaged-American-Flag

Among organizations that provide criteria for properly disposing of American flags, opinions vary as to whether it's disrespectful to recycle the flag. The Boy Scouts of America advocates for recycling synthetic flags, while the American Legion recommends against it. Search for arguments on both sides of the question, then ...

blog.scoutingmagazine.org/2014/09/08/retiring-worn-out-american-flags

Sep 8, 2014 ... Put the flag in a container and dispose of it properly. Here's another similar approach. PRO: Doesn't introduce hazardous gases into the environment. Is safe enough for anyone who can use scissors, even Cub Scouts, to participate. CON: Some might consider it less ceremonial. You still have to throw the ...

www.usflagstore.com/flag_disposal_s/2241.htm

Results 1 - 8 of 100 ... The process and tradition of properly retiring an American flag requires finding a disposal location in your area. At one of these locations (VFW, American Legion, others), your American flag can be properly retired with the respect and gravity that it is entitled. The retirement of an American flag is a ...

www.usa-flag-site.org/faq/disposal

Question: I recently took a Flag Etiquette Quiz at another site. One of the questions concerned proper disposal of the American flag. The question was “ How should you dispose of a U.S. flag that's beyond repair?” Options were 1) Burn it 2) Shred it 3) Give it to your local government or American Legion Post to dispose of.

www.americanflagdisposal.com

How do you properly retire a worn American Flag? The most common way is by burning. The Ceremony for Disposal of Unserviceable Flags was approved through Resolution No. 440 by the National Convention of The American Legion meeting in New York on September 20-23, 1937. At that time most American flags were ...