We all enjoy the sight of Old Glory flying high, but what are we supposed to do with her when Mother Nature has worn her out? There are a couple acceptable options for disposal of a U.S. Flag. Many Boy Scout groups will take your flag for disposal, as well as most American Legion’s, and VFW posts. However, U.S. Flag code TITLE 4 > CHAPTER 1 > Sec. 8(k): "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"