Clothing, textiles and shoe recycling

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Old clothing and curtains are collected weekly on your normal collection day.

Find your collection day

Please place clothing textiles and paired shoes in a tied plastic bag and place alongside your recycling boxes.

What we can recycle

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  • Clothes
  • Bags
  • Curtains
  • Blankets
  • Paired shoes/trainers
  • Socks
  • Duvet covers
  • Sheets
  • Pillow cases

What we do not accept

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  • Duvets
  • Pillows

What happens to the collected textiles?

Once collected, the textiles are sent to a re-processer where they are sorted into different grades of textiles. These include:

  • Clothes for sale in charity shops
  • Clothes for export
  • Rags
  • Felt

There is a market for virtually all collected textiles.

Alternative services

You can take your recycling and household / garden waste free of charge to Space Waye Reuse and Recycling Centre. If Space Waye is closed, there are alternative re-use and recycling sites available in West London.