Textiles



Did you know that 95% of all textiles can be recycled or reused?

Don’t put textiles in your trash! Put them in the Salvation Army drop box!

The Salvation Army drop box at your town’s transfer station accepts a wide variety of items. The items listed below can be stained, ripped, broken, missing buttons or mates, but must be DRY. Salvation Army drop boxes are present at the transfer stations in these towns: Bernardston, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Heath, Leverett, Montague, New Salem, Northfield, Orange, Shelburne, Warwick, Wendell, and Whately.

Bedding: Comforters, Jackets Socks
sheets, pillow cases, Jeans Stuffed Animals
pillows, blankets Jerseys Suits
Belts Pajamas Sweaters
Bibs Pants Sweatpants
Boots Purses Sweatshirts
Coats Shirts Table Linens
Curtains/Drapes Shoes Ties
Dresses Shorts Towels
Flip Flops Skirts T-shirts
Hats Slippers Undergarments

The average person throws away more than ten pounds of used clothing every year. Unwearable or unsellable items can be recycled into wiping cloths, insulation, and stuffing. If possible, please place items in a plastic bag before putting them in the drop box.