At Anglo Recycling Company...

We pride ourselves on the responsible recycling of your everyday clothes.

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    An amazing 90% of us have clothes in our wardrobes that we simply never wear!

    At Anglo Recycling we can help relocate those clothes to new homes and also make you money!

    We pay 40p per kilo on the spot for all your unwanted clothes delivered to any of our drop off centres.

How it works

What to do and how to do it.

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Step 1

Bring your clean clothes to any one of our depots.

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Step 2

We will check and weigh your clothes.

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Step 3

We pay you cash on the spot.

Why Recycle

So why recycle your unwanted clothes?

Textile waste is on the increase in the U.K. We in Britain produce 1,000,000 tonnes of textile waste every year and only a small fraction of this is being recycled via charity shops and jumble sales. The rest is simply sent to the overflowing landfills throughout the country.

Recycling facts

We could fill a space the size of Wembley Stadium every year with our discarded clothes.

If everyone in Britain bought one used woollen jumper each year we would save up to 500 tonnes of chemical dyes and a staggering 1.4 trillion (yes trillion) litres of water... every year!

Textile products take up 12% of landfill sites.

The clothing industry in the UK produces over 3 million tonnes of Co2 each year.

... At the Anglo Recycling Company, we can help reduce this.

Your second-hand clothes are sent to Africa.

The Guardian. Click here for story.

By sending your clothes to traders in Africa, you have helped create a multibillion-dollar industry in countries that need it most.

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Cash For Schools

(Bag2School has paid out £25 million to schools so far.)

We work in partnership with Bag2School Ltd in organising clothes collections from schools across the country to help raise funds to enable them to buy essential materials for the benefit of their children. These campaigns also have the added benefit of educating children about the importance of recycling and make them aware of some of the facts surrounding the issue. This helps future generations become more efficient recyclers, helping both this country’s economy and the planet. If you work at a school or know of a school that might benefit from this scheme, contact Bag2School on 01609 780222 and they will organise your collection and provide labelled donation bags for your school. It’s simple. All your school has to do is collect clothes. Many schools now run a collection once a term and are raising thousands of pounds a year. Bag2School pay £400 per tonne and will happily collect as often as you like so storage is never a problem. Bag2School have helped raise over £25 000 000 so far for schools throughout the UK.

Please call on 01609 780 222 or helpdesk@bag2school.com.

What We Can Buy

All clothes in good wearable condition

Branded and new clothes

Fashionable womens clothing and bra's

Camouflaged clothing

Childrens clothing

Shoes (pairs)

Tights, stockings and lingerie (new only)

Handbags

Men's clothing

Jackets, coats and jumpers

Small soft toys

Belts, caps and hats

What We Cannot Buy

(These items have no commercial value to the people who buy our clothes)

Quilts

Dirty and stained clothes (including deodrant stains)

Clothes smelling of sweat or odours

Wet and damp clothing

Clothes with animal hair

Jumpers with bobbling

Missing buttons

Ethnic clothing

Corporate clothing

Personalised clothing

Socks (except new socks)

Dressing gowns (unless new)

Hard toys

School uniforms

Work clothing (uniforms)

Please call head office if in doubt 02086 112 649

NB What we can except for animal shelters, but cannot pay for them

All linen (sheets, pillow cases, duvets) and cutains

What We Buy Downloadable pdf

Depots

Here's a list of our collection points

All shops excluding Hersham are open: Monday to Saturday 09:30 to 17:00 and Sundays: 10:00 to 16:00
HERSHAM: Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 17:00

BASINGSTOKE - Brighton Hill Retail Park Winchester Rd Basingstoke RG22 4AN

BECKTON - Gallians Reach Shopping Park 3 Armada Way E6 7ER

BEXHILL - Ravenside Retail Park De La Warr Road Bexhill TN40 2JS (Wickes)

BOURNEMOUTH - Castlepoint Shopping Park Castle Lane BH8 9UZ

BOURNEMOUTH - Poole Retail Park, BH12 1DN (Homebase)

COLLIERSWOOD - Priory Retail Park, High Street, Collierswood, SW19 2PP

CRAWLEY - Wyevale Garden Centre, Copthorne Road, Pound Hill, Copthorne, Crawley, RH10 3FD

CROYDON - Peter Wood Way Beddington Farm Road Croydon CR0 4UQ (Makro)

DARTFORD - Prospect Place Retail Park Westgate Road Dartford DA1 1DY

GILLINGHAM - Courtney Road ME8 0FB (Dobbies Garden Centre)

HERSHAM - 25 Lyon Rd Hersham Surrey KT12 3PU

HOUNSLOW - Laurence Road Hounslow TW3 1RB (corner of 56 High Street)

LUTON - Dunstable Road Retail Park, Chaul End Road, Luton, LU4 8EZ

MARGATE - Westwood Cross Shopping Centre Margate Rd CT10 6PG

POOLE - Cabot Lane Poole BH17 7BZ (Makro)

SOUTHAMPTON - Totton Retail Park, Commercial Road, Totton, SO40 3AG

WATERLOOVILLE - Wellington Retail Park 2 Hambledon Road Waterlooville PO7 7FG

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