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Textile Recycling


Clothes Recycling Banks

It’s estimated that more than 1 million tonnes of textiles are thrown away each year!  Currently we only recycle 25% of textiles.  Textiles account for 3% of household waste.

  • Roberts Recycling can re-use and recycle almost any type of wearable textile, including T-Shirts, Shoes, Belts, etc.
  • Textiles unsuitable for re-use are recycled. Cottons and linen are cut down to be re-used as industrial wipes.
  • Materials such as wool are ‘pulled’ and made into fresh yarn, or re-used as felt for stuffing upholstery.

We would like to encourage our supporters to put wearable clothes, shoes and other textiles into plastic bags and take them to a textile bank.  Textile banks are located at:

        Zoë's Place Baby Hospice                                     Alt Park Pub                                      Lifestyles Garston
Life Health Centre, Yew Tree Lane                                 Northway                                                Long Lane
           West Derby, Liverpool                                  Maghull, Liverpool                                 Garston, Liverpool
                        L12 9HH                                                        L31 5JA                                                    L19 6PE




              McDonalds Kirkby                                Huyton Hey Car Park                               Mill Street Car Park
      Irlam Drive, Off County Road                         Huyton Hey Road                                The Old Mill, 8 Mill St         
               Kirkby, Liverpool                               Huyton Village, Liverpool                            Prescot, Liverpool
                       L32 1TS                                                    L36 5SE                                                       L34 6HA




        Portland Street Car Park                           West Street Car Park
              Portland Street                                             West Street
                    Chorley                                                        Chorley
                   PR7 1AQ                                                       PR7 2SJ


     *PHOTO COMING SOON*                        *PHOTO COMING SOON*


Clothes Aid

Zoë’s Place is delighted to announce that we have teamed up with Clothes Aid, a clothing collection company to enable funds to be generated from the collection of your unwanted clothing.  The initiative began in January 2009 and during the last 12 months has raised over £27,000 for our Hospice.  Thank to you to everyone has supported this initiative.

£200 Textile Recycling Challenge

Could your school take part in the £200 Textile recycling challenge? We are looking for 100 Schools to each raise £200 by simply recycling their old and unwanted clothes or shoes. Our target is to raise £20,000 for Little Lives here at Zoë's Place. We have partnered up with Roberts Recycling to make this challenge happen, and to make it easy for lots of you to get involved and take part.

Roberts Recycling will deliver bags for you to take away and fill, and they will then arrange a day for collection. They will then be weighed you will be given a total on how much you have raised.
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