What Happens To Your Textiles

The textiles that you recycle through Rag Bag are sorted and graded at the UK’s largest textile recycling facility – Nathans Wastesavers Ltd.

Over 300 trained people are employed to sort and grade over 600 tonnes of material every week prior to export around the world.

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Collect your unwanted clothing at home and put them into a Rag Bag bag or Rag Bag clothing bank.

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Our drivers will collect all the Rag Bag bags or service the clothing bank and bring the bags back to our processing factory.

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At the factory, our team of experienced workers sort and grade all the material into various product types. The material is baled and sent for shipment.

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Low grade textiles are made into industrial wiping cloths, carpets, underlay and mattress linings.

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Good quality clothing is transported to Africa and other developing nations where your old clothes are re-used.