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Jeans for Giraffes

Bring your old jeans to benefit giraffes


This event has already happened.
Jan 20, 2020 11:00 PM - Sep 05, 2016 05:00 PM


ABQ BioPark
903 10th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102


The ABQ BioPark is participating in Jeans for Giraffes in celebration of World Giraffe Day. Donate your jeans to help save giraffes from now until September 5! Donate denim to the ABQ BioPark at designated locations; denim will be shipped to a textile recycling company and recycled into insulation. A portion of the proceeds goes toward giraffe conservation efforts in Africa. Keep your jeans out of the landfill and help save an amazing species.  

What We Will Accept

Any type of denim; needs to be cleaned and free of contaminants; denim with oil stains will not be accepted

Collection Locations

There will be public collection boxes at the Zoo administration building, Aquarium/Botanic Garden administration buliding and the NM BioPark Society’s office at 1320 Iron Ave SW. Drop-off hours at the NM BioPark Society are between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Drop off at the other locations is between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily, including Saturday and Sunday. Donation receipts available upon request.

For additional information, please call Jo Frentzel at 248-8500 ext 11770.


Jeans for Giraffes

Kumi the giraffe at the ABQ BioPark. Photo: ABQ BioPark.


Josephine Frentzel