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Textile recycling

In the UK, we throw away almost a million tonnes of textiles every year. Find out where in the borough you can recycle your unwanted clothes and textiles.

Textile recycling banks

You can recycle clothes, shoes and fabric materials at textile banks across the borough:

  • Reuse and recycling centre, Landmann Way, SE14 5RS
  • Grove Street – off Evelyn Street Deptford, SE8 3QG
  • St James / New Cross Road, New Cross, SE14
  • Brookmill Road, Opp Lind Rd, SE8 4JE
  • St Norbert Road / Turnham Road Opp Shops, SE4 2HH
  • Laurence House car park, Canadian Avenue, SE6 4SR
  • Catford Bus Terminal, Bromley Road, SE6 2QQ
  • Forster Park Whitefoot Lane Opp Haddington Rd, BR1 5RQ
  • Beckenham Hill Rd at entrance Beckenham Place Park, SE6 3PU
  • Fernbrook Road off Manor Lane, SE13 5NF
  • Longbridge Way off Lewisham High Street, SE13 6NJ
  • Clarendon Rise, off Lee High Road, SE13
  • Wood Vale outside block flats 270/332 Wood Vale, SE23 3DZ
  • Sydenham Hill / Lammas Green, SE26 6LT
  • Sydenham Road / Porthcawe Road junction, SE26 5SL
  • Baring Rd Bus Term Between Petrol Stn & Sainsbury, SE12 0DU
  • Eltham Road / Leyland Road junction, SE12 8SS
  • Lee train station, Burnt Ash Hill, SE12 OAD
  • Blackheath Grove (by Blackheath Post Office), SE3 0AU

Please note: locations can change so check back to ensure that your local bank is still in operation.

See how we’re working with LMB Supplies, to sort and grade different textiles for recycling.

Get the most from your clothes

Visit the Love Your Clothes website for advice on buying long-lasting clothes, upcycling, and repairing your own clothes.

Textiles events

Select a date from the calendar. 

Leegate Knitters

Lee Green Community Centre 1 March 2pm to 4pm

Friendly and welcoming knitting group for beginners and experienced knitters.

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Sewing group

Lee Green Community Centre 3 March 10am to 12 noon

Friendly sewing group, with sewing machines for beginners and experts

Address:

Leegate Knitters

Lee Green Community Centre 8 March 2pm to 4pm

Friendly and welcoming knitting group for beginners and experienced knitters.

Address:

Sewing group

Lee Green Community Centre 10 March 10am to 12 noon

Friendly sewing group, with sewing machines for beginners and experts

Address:

Leegate Knitters

Lee Green Community Centre 15 March 2pm to 4pm

Friendly and welcoming knitting group for beginners and experienced knitters.

Address:

Sewing group

Lee Green Community Centre 17 March 10am to 12 noon

Friendly sewing group, with sewing machines for beginners and experts

Address:

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