CLOTHES COLLECTION WEDNESDAY 3 MARCH-6.p

Having a clear out?  We are collecting once again.  Bag up your  preloved items and drop off at Courthouse Junior School.

 

Drop off times:  

  • 8.30 - 9.15am at school drop off

  • 3 - 3.45pm at school pick up

  • 5.30 - 7.30pm - 'drive by drop off' in the school car park

'Drive by drop off'.  Just pull into the car park and we'll take the bags from your car.

 

What we CAN collect - this has changed since last time so please check.

We accept the following 'good quality' items for re-use*:

 

  • Men’s, Ladies’ and Children’s clothing

  • Paired shoes (tied together or elastic band around)

  • Handbags

  • Hats

  • Bags

  • Scarves and ties

  • Jewellery

  • Lingerie

  • Socks

  • Belts

  • Soft toys

  • Household linen

  • Household curtains

  • Household towels

  • Household bedding (bed sheets, pillow cases and duvet covers)

What we CANNOT collect

  • Duvets and blankets

  • Pillows and cushions

  • Carpets, rugs and mats (including bath, shower and toilet mats)

  • Soiled, painted, ripped or wet clothing

  • School uniforms with and without logo

  • Corporate clothing and workwear

  • Textile off cuts, yarns or threaded material

 

What happens to the clothes?

The clothing will make journeys all over the world starting their new life! This can be a purpose built second hand store in Eastern Europe or South America, or a market stall in East or West Africa, providing valuable employment for importers, warehouse staff, transport companies and stall holders as well as affordable clothes for local people.