According to the United States Flag Code, any american flag that is worn, damaged or tattered beyond repair should be disposed of in a respectful and dignified manner.
If you wish to dispose of a retired American flag please bring it to:
634 Water Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703
The American Legion will properly dispose of all flags in a formal flag retirement ceremony. Worn and tattered flags can either be dropped of in the red, white, and blue mailbox outside the building or handed to a Legion member inside.