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Cheltenham Borough

Textiles

Where it is taken?

Textiles are sent to various locations in the UK & Europe for recycling & reuse. See the locations below:

  • Bitterfeld-Wolfen
  • Green World Recycling, West Midlands
  • CTR Enviro Ltd, Uttoxeter
  • Salvation Army Trading Company Limited, Kettering

What happens to it?

Bitterfeld-Wolfen

Re-Use 62%
Re-cycle 32%
Energy, Paper and Concrete Production 6%

Green World Recycling

55% reusable

35% recycling

7% for industrial wipes / rags

3% shredded textiles and waste.

CTR Enviro Ltd

Textiles are sorted 85% in the UK, 15% in Europe.

Once sorted:

  • Reusable is sent to the global 2nd hand market
  • Unusable is sent for energy recovery

Salvation Army Trading Company Limited, Kettering

Kettering for resale and surplus goes overseas.

End market

Worldwide as above.

End products

Various as above.

Page updated: 09/02/2022 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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