Textile Reuse & Recycling Drop-off

What are textiles?

Textiles include clothing, accessories, linens, and even paired shoes. Textiles will be brought to communities in need, or shredded to create things like rags (for cleaning), animal bedding, and insulation.

Accepted Items:

  • clothing
  • belts
  • blankets
  • curtains
  • drapes
  • gloves
  • hats
  • hand bags
  • paired shoes
  • sheets
  • towels
  • sneakers
  • stuffed animals

Not Accepted:

  • textiles with chemical residue 
  • textiles with mold
  • pillows
  • rugs
  • carpets
PS2 Textile Recycling Bin

Bin Locations

Location Name Address
Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club 501 4th Avenue
Troy School 2  470 10th Street
Fire Department: Central Station 2175 6th Avenue
Fire Department: Station #3 530 Campbell Avenue
Troy Resource Management Facility (Alamo) 3000 Main Street

Drop-off Instructions

Bag and bring your clean and dry textiles to one of five locations throughout Troy, free of cost. Simply place your bag within the drop box, and American Clothing Recycling will handle the rest. Stained, ripped, and non-wearable textiles will be accepted. Textiles should not have mold or chemical residue on them.