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Textile & Clothing Collection

Clothing & Textile collection service

We work in partnership with Essex Textiles to provide a clothing & textile collection from your home.

Please place your blue textile recycling sack next to your pink household recycling sacks by 7am on your scheduled recycling collection day.

Please note that your textiles will be collected by Essex Textiles and will not be collected at the same time as your household recycling.

Items we accept

  • Clothes
  • Shoes
  • Handbags
  • Belts
  • Bedding
  • Towels

Items we do not accept

  • Carpets
  • Duvets
  • Pillows
  • Quilts
  • Rugs
  • Soiled, wet & unusable items
  • Rags

Missed collection or not enough sacks?

To report a missed collection or order more sacks, contact Essex Textiles on 0800 787 9071 or email

If you have an assisted collection or have your waste collected by our smaller waste vehicle, please contact Essex Textiles on 0800 787 9071 or email to arrange a special collection.

More information

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