What We Collect

Through Rag Bag your are able to help recycle textiles and clothing that may have ended up going to landfill. It is estimated that approximately 1.75 million tonnes of clothing waste is produced in the UK every year.

bin-manOut of this vast tonnage around 1.2 million tonnes is sent unnecessarily to landfill.

If we can divert some of this tonnage away from landfill we will directly help the environment and help provide good quality clothing to some of the poorest developing nations in the world.

Whether you participate in the Rag Bag collections or have an external or internal recycling bank you are able to recycle the following items.

We can accept the following items:

  • Wearable Clothing
  • Paired Shoes
  • Handbags
  • Belts

We cannot accept the following items:

  • Workwear
  • Wet/Soiled Clothes
  • Curtains
  • Towels
  • Duvets or Duvet Covers
  • Pillows or Pillow Cases
  • Blankets
  • Table Cloths
  • Linens
  • Cushions
  • Carpets
  • Suitcases
  • Books
  • Bric a Brac
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Electricals

If you would like additional information please do not hesitate to contact us.