What happens to the collected clothing?

All of the materials are graded and sorted locally and/or regionally based on quality and condition. The top quality materials will be resold to local thrift outlets, mid grade is exported to international markets and "unusable" items are processed for raw materials.

Learn more by viewing The Life Cycle of Secondhand Clothing (PDF).

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1. How much does the program cost?
2. What happens to the collected clothing?
3. Is Simple Recycling a nonprofit organization?
4. What items do you accept?
5. Is the trash truck going to pick up my stuff?
6. What if I don’t live in your pickup area?
7. Do you have a limit on how much stuff you will take?
8. Can you give me a tax receipt?