Textile recycling drop off in Wandin East

Make the most of a textile drop off in Wandin East. Picture: ON FILE

Yarra Ranges Council is offering a free textiles waste collection drop-off day for residents at the Wandin East Recreation Reserve on Saturday 18 May.

These events are to provide residents with the opportunity to dispose of items that are not a good fit for reuse and would otherwise go to landfill.

Accepted clothing and textile items:


Sheets, doona covers and pillowcases (no doonas, quilts, pillows)

Curtains, tablecloths, cushion covers etc (no rubber-backed curtains or lining, no cushion inserts)

Clothing (See below for exclusions)



Fabric offcuts and scraps


Not acceptable items:

Underwear, hosiery and bras



Soft toys

Hard hats


Unwashed or mouldy items (stained clothing is acceptable)

Items accepted need to be clean and dry.

Items need to be bagged or in boxes, be able to be lifted without assistance.

Please note vehicle access only due to safety reasons – no walk-ups.

Bookings are one per household. Please make seperate bookings if you are booking for multiple households.

This project is supported by the Circular Economy Councils Fund. The Fund is delivered by Sustainability Victoria under the Victorian Government’s circular economy policy, Recycling Victoria: a new economy.

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