Textile and Clothing Collection

It's really easy to recycle your old clothes and textiles.

Put your clothing and textiles in a carrier bag (or white bin bag) and tie it up.

Place it next to your waste and recycling bins on your normal collection day. Please don’t place it on top of your bin.

This can either be your Blue bin or Green bin collection day.

What we will collect

Yes Please

  • All clothes
  • Socks
  • Shoes, boots and slippers (paired and placed in the same bag)
  • Hats, scarves and gloves 
  • Handbags and belts

Please make sure all items are in a wearable condition and are not damaged or dirty.

No Thanks

  • No wet items
  • No dirty or oily items 
  • No duvets, quilts or sleeping bags
  • No bed linen or blankets 
  • No pillows or cushions 
  • No carpets 
  • No curtains
  • No net curtains

Only items in the 'Yes Please' column will be collected, all other items should be disposed of in the general waste bin either at home or at the Household Waste Recycling Centres.

More information on what happens next to the waste and recycling collected.

Space is very limited on the collection trucks, if you could put the items out as they become unwanted and not store them until you have several items.

Don’t forget the items can be put out on either the green bin or blue bin collection day.

Please don’t put textiles or clothing in the blue bin.

Textiles can get tangled with other items which makes it very difficult for the other contents in the bin such as cans, glass, plastic bottles and containers to be sorted by the conveyor belts at the MRF (Materials Recycling Facility).

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