All goods are sorted with the better quality items sold abroad generating employment and encouraging entrepreneurs in the developing world. Lower quality items are recycled into industrial cloths or mattress filling.
Rag Bag also offer outdoor and indoor clothes recycling banks. These are provided cost-free and can be used to collect textiles all year round. [clothes banks require a site survey prior to installation but this is done free of charge like all of rag bag services.]
Rag bag offer the best* rates for each kilo of textiles they collect from your school and you can have a pre-booked collection day or a clothes bank - the choice is yours and they pay the same high rates.
If you want to discuss the Rag Bag recycling service and find out how much your school could earn, call Gayle the Rag Bag's Recycling Officer on 01324 826828 or see their web site for more info: http://www.rag-bag.co.uk/rag_bag_schools.html
* Rag bag pay a higher rate per kilo than Bags2School
EduPayment is not connected to Rag Bag and will not receive any financial benefit if you use their services.
Bags 2 School is another good option for school fundraising. By getting parents to bring in old clothes, bedding, curtains, shoes, belts and handbags your school can earn money without the need to hold a sale. The goods are weighed and you get paid! (There is no connection between eduPayment and Bags2school - but my child's school has earned money using them!) see bags 2 school for information. Read more...