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Forest of Dean District

Textiles

Where it is taken?

Textiles collected at the kerbside are reprocessed by Green World Recycling Ltd, Stourbridge.

Textiles reprocessed through the recycling banks are taken to SOEX'S warehouse in Germany.

What happens to it?

The textiles are processed and sorted into different grades of quality.

Low quality products are sent to the rag industry or for textile recycling.

Higher quality products are sold worldwide for reuse.

End market

Europe and Worldwide. 

End products

Rags, recycled textile products and second hand clothing.

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

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