Damaged clothes and linens aren’t garbage anymore. Up to 95 percent of the clothes, shoes, and linens thrown in the garbage could have been reused or recycled.* Many local organizations want all your clothes, shoes, and linens for reuse or recycling – even damaged items – in any condition except wet, mildewed or contaminated with hazardous materials.
Threadcycle is a public education campaign of King County and Seattle Public Utilities external link .
These Threadcycle campaign partners regularly accept nearly all clothes, shoes, and linens for reuse or recycling:
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*Post-Consumer Textiles: King County LinkUp Research Summary Report Pg. 1 Download PDF 1.2 MB – King County, April 2014; rev. May 2015).