Textiles

Blankets and throws

Blankets and throws are not accepted in your local council’s kerbside recycling bin, bag or box or residual bin.

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If they are in good condition you may want to consider donating it to a local charity, charity shop or community organisation.

Blankets and throws can be recycled in the textiles banks at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.

*Find out more here: https://www.merseysidewda.gov.uk/waste-recycling/household-waste-recycling-centres-hwrcs/

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TEXTILE FACTS:

  • Clothes and textiles should never be thrown away.
  • You can donate items that are clean and good condition to local charity shops or voluntary organisations who will be able to reuse them, or can always be donated to a local jumble sale or a clothes swap event
  • You can even donate unusable items (e.g. torn or ripped clothes, single socks) but keep them separate from good quality materials and label bags as rags.
  • Most clothes and textiles, regardless of their condition, can be recycled at all of Merseyside and Halton's Household Waste Recycling Centres.


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