Got torn or dried-in stained clothing? Not a problem. Clothes and textiles that can’t be reused or donated now can be recycled. Hennepin County Drop-off Facilities will take them, diverting recyclables from the garbage stream.
Reminder: If your used clothes can be reused, give them away, sell or donate them first.
Guidelines for recycling non-reusable clothing at the Hennepin County Drop-off Facilities:
What: Clothing, linens and other textiles not suitable for reuse, including:
- Torn or dried-in stained clothing
- Shoes or accessories
- Table cloths
- Stuffed toys
Note: Items must be clean, dry and bagged in plastic bags.
More information can be found online at the Green Disposal Guide, www.hennepin.us/green-disposal-guide/items/non-reusable-clothing-linens
—Information from Hennepin County Environment and Energy