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Reduce

Consider only buying what you really need.

Reuse

Before you throw anything away why not see if it can be reused, repaired or upcycled? There are lots of ways this can be done:  

Charity shops

Charity shops accept a wide variety of items. Please contact your local charity shop for more information on what they can accept.  

Recycling centre

Clothes can be taken to the recycling centre where they will be sent for sorting. Good quality clothing is exported to areas in need of clothing. 

Reuse networks

Reuse networks such as Freecycle, Freegle and Ecobees allow members to advertise goods for reuse or sharing through local groups and forums. Membership and advertising is free and everything offered must also be free. 

Sell

There are a variety of online selling arenas, such as eBay. Other options are advertising in the local paper, or news agent’s window. If you have quite a few items why not consider a car boot sale?

Upcycle

How about being creative and turning an old item into something stylish? The love your clothes website gives some great ideas and tips on how to upcycle clothing. Some garments can be torn up and used as rags and wipers.

Recycle

Clothes can be taken to the recycling centre where they will be sent for sorting. Good quality clothing is exported to areas in need of clothing. Items not suitable for reuse are either processed into industrial wiping cloths or recycled.

Where can I take these?

  

Baddesley Ensor

Lower House Lane, Baddesley Ensor, Atherstone, CV9 2QA
  

Biddulph

Bemersley Road, Biddulph, ST8 7QT
  

Bilbrook

Pendeford Mill Lane, Codsall, WV8 1JJ
  

Burntwood

Ring Road, Chase Terrace, Burntwood, WS7 3JQ
  

Burton

Centurion Way (off Shobnall Road), Burton upon Trent, DE14 2AU (use DE14 2AY for SatNav)
  

Cannock

Lichfield Road, Cannock, WS11 8NQ
  

Cheadle

Tower Crane Drive, Off New Haden Road, Cheadle, ST10 1FB
  

Leek

Fowlchurch Road, Leek, ST13 6BH
  

Lichfield

Witley Drive, Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, WS13 6EU
  

Newcastle

Leycett Lane, Newcastle, ST5 6AD
  

Rugeley

Station Road, Rugeley, WS15 2HE
  

Stafford

St. Albans Road, Stafford, ST16 3DR
  

Stone

Beacon Road / Opal Way, Stone Business Park, Aston, ST15 0NN
  

Uttoxeter

Robert Bakewell Way, Uttoxeter, ST14 5AU (Not SatNav compatible)
  

Wombourne

Botterham Lane, Wombourne, DY3 4RA

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