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Blackpool Council offers a textile recycling collection alongside your fortnightly recycling bin collections. The income generated is shared between local charities and also helps support the running of the service.

  • Collections must be pre-booked
  • You can request a collection using the online form
  • Textile recycling is only available in bin recycling areas
  • Textile sacks should be presented by 7.30am for collection on the next working day. They will be collected within 48 hours
  • Collections operate Monday to Friday, between 7.30am and 4.00pm
  • Textiles must be presented in a Blackpool Council textile sack, or, in a bag with a note stating “Textiles for Blackpool Council” attached
  • On collection, we will leave you with a textile sack for any future bookings
  • A different vehicle collects your textile sack from your recycling containers

Items accepted

The following items can be recycled in your textile sack;

  • Clothes
  • Belts
  • Handbags
  • Rucksacks
  • Shoes
  • Hats

Please do not put any bric-a-brac, curtains or bedding inside your sack.

Request textile sacks

To request textile sacks, complete the form and we'll deliver them within 3 working days.#