Turn textiles into treasure

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Do you want to be named the best school in Dorset for textile recycling?

All schools in the county are being encouraged to take part in a fantastic competition to turn textiles into treasure. The challenge is to collect the highest amount of textiles per child in each school.

The winning school will be awarded £600 for each tonne collected.

This is a great yet simple way to help the environment, promote and encourage textile reuse and recycling and raise funds for extra resources for schools.

Here’s a list of accepted textiles:

  • Clean clothes
  • Sheets and towels
  • Paired shoes
  • Belts and handbags
  • Curtains
  • Fabric and blankets
  • Soft toys

The good news is that each participating school will receive £300 per tonne of textiles collected.

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