Charity Clothes Collections in Leicester
Collection 4 Clothes offers a free charity clothes collection service in Leicester. This is available for homes and businesses in Leicester who wish to donate clothes and other items to charity.
Make every garment count. Donate to your clothing recycling cause!
Leicester is a fantastic place to live, characterised by its vibrant culture, diverse community, and a strong sense of unity among its residents.
The people of Leicester can make a significant impact on the lives of others, both locally and globally, by supporting Collection 4 Clothes' recycling drive.
Donating clothes through Collection 4 Clothes not only helps those in need around the world, but also supports local charities and organisations in Leicester. The funds generated from recycled items can be channelled back into the Leicester community, making a positive impact locally
Our No.1 goal is to help, as much as possible, limit the carbon emissions made by the production of clothing, and we need the help of the public to achieve this.
Recycling your clothes not only helps to extend the life of clothes, it also reduces the amount of clothes ending up in landfills, whilst raising funds for those in need.
How does our Charity Collection Service in Leicester work?
Book it, Bag It and Leave It Outside!
If you are a resident or business in Leicester, YOU can make a difference. Empower positive change by actively participating in our clothes recycling drive! Every piece of clothing donated can make a difference in someone's life.
Collection 4 Clothes is your dedicated partner in making charitable donations a breeze. Our mission is simple: collect old clothes from households and businesses across Leicester, giving them a new lease of life while helping those in need. Whether you're cleaning out your wardrobe or have surplus stock, we're here to help.
We operate a nationwide clothes collection service and will collect your clothes donations in Leicester on the date shown on your clothes donation bag.
If you haven't received a Collection 4 Clothes donation bag through your door, don't worry! Ordering a collection is as easy as a few clicks. Simply request a collection online, and we'll be at your doorstep, ready to pick up your donations.
It's a hassle-free way to declutter while supporting a noble cause. We just need a few details from you in order to process the collection. Then all you need to do is gather your donations into one of our bags, or a suitable bin bag or box, and we will pick up on the notified date.
Clothes Recycling Initiatives for Schools in Leicester
Schools, colleges, and universities in Leicester can actively support a clothes recycling drive by promoting recycling initiatives within their educational institutions.
We offer a bulk clothes collection service to any educational establishment in Leicester.
Students, faculty, and staff can be encouraged to donate clothing items. Collection points or recycling units can be set up for easy donation and collection, suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Just get in touch if you would like your establishment to be involved!
As a thank you for helping us raise awareness and providing much needed support to our partner charities, we will pay £400 per ton or 40p per KG – this could mean a minimum of £1200.00 per year (if you donate a ton of clothes and items per calendar quarter!) providing vital funding for your school.
Clothes Recycling Initiatives for Businesses in Leicester
Businesses in Leicester can play a significant role in clothes recycling initiatives, contributing to sustainability and making a positive impact on the community.
Integrating sustainability into your business practices is part of your corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts, and demonstrating a commitment to sustainability can enhance your brand’s reputation.
Considering eco-friendly packaging, encouraging recycling in the workplace, and promoting responsible consumption can significantly reduce your carbon footprint. Not only that but involving employees in recycling initiatives fosters a sense of purpose and engagement within the workplace, boosting morale and teamwork. Supporting a recycling clothes campaign is a win-win for businesses.
We invite you to partner with Collection 4 Clothes! We will not only set up collection points or bins on your business premises to make it convenient for employees and customers to donate clothing, but we will also pay you to have one of our clothes banks recycling units installed on the premises, on an annual basis! There may also be some businesses eligible for tax incentives related to their recycling and sustainability efforts.
Who is Collection4Clothes?
Collection4Clothes is an ethical recycling business in the West Midlands and we provide a win-win clothes recycling solution that our team is immensely proud of. We do our bit to help the environment, build the funds of charities and recycle items to give them a new lease of life.
What happens to the clothes you donate?
100% of the donations we collect is shipped to least economically developed countries in parts of Eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia where they are sold at local affordable prices to the communities in these countries.
Anything we have collected that is not deemed to be in re-useable condition, our buyers in these countries ethically recycle these items and the materials are used in local item production.
Monday to Friday 8AM - 3PM. The Collection4Clothes+ bag you have received will say the day your bag will be collected on the outer sleeve.
When you receive a bag through your post, our team are only in the Leicester area on the day specified on the bag following its delivery. Please note, our collection teams do not collect in the Leicester area every week. If you suspect you have a bag from a previous collection, please wait for a new bag to come through your post, which should be 2-3 weeks after your last collection.
Nationwide we accept all varieties of clothing that is in a donatable condition. This includes clothing accessories such as shoes, handbags, purses, and belts. Donations of non-clothing items will vary, depending where you live in the UK. The bag you receive in the post will specify every non-clothing variety of donations we collect in your area.
Non-clothing donations that we accept include:
Sports equipment, bath mats, kitchenware, jewellery, children’s toys and games, golf clubs, pots and pans, paintings, ornaments, trinkets, antiques, hand tools, cutlery, crockery, pet accessories, baby items, car seats, pushchairs, prams and other bric-a-brac.
We also accept donations of books, used bedding and curtains in Leicester. We currently do not accept DVDs, VHS tapes or CDs. If you need clarification on if we can accept an item, please contact email@example.com