People donate human hair to create wigs for those that have lost their hair due to chemotherapy, disease, or illness. Two of the organizations, Locks of Love and Pantene Beautiful Lengths, take hair donations and provide wigs.

Pets and human can also provide donations to help the environment. Hair donations from pets and humans can be use to cleanup oil spills. Hair locks in oil better than many other materials. It is also a renewable and biodegradable.

You can contact a Matter of Trust to Find out about how you can donate your hair or your pet’s hair. Along with human hair and animal fur they also accept donations of clean nylons.