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Bedoin Rugs


See below for hints and tips on how to reduce waste from textiles and related items in the local area

Bedoin Rugs

To donate for reuse:


Preloved textiles

  • Any High Street charity shop. Check out the South London Partnership map to find the nearest ones to you. 

  • Traid is a trailblazing U.K charity working to reduce textile waste and improving working conditions in the textile industry 

Please note: Charities will have their own criteria on what they can and cannot accept



  • Post on social media or any high street charity shop will take them

  • The local CIC, Little A.R.K may accept them. There is limited capacity so please call and check beforehand. Contact 



Although these are hard to recycle, there are some places that will accept them. Please contact them before you drop off.


To rent baby clothes instead of buying them, check out the online local business Qookeee 


Sell or buy used ski clothes and other ski gear at  Whoski


Brands that have clothes take back schemes

  • Check out H&M's close-the-loop program

  • Check out M&S's shwopping program  

  • For more info outlets in Wimbledon, check out Wimbledon's business improvement district  Love Wimbledon's website

  • More on this from Zara coming soon...

To upcycle preloved textiles that cannot be accepted by charities: 

Duvets, pillows

  • Some animal shelters may accept them (please call and check before hand)

Bedding, towels

Sheets, pillow cases, blankets, curtains

  • The local CIC, Little A.R.K may accept them for upcycling to reusable shopping bags for local businesses. There is limited capacity so please call and check beforehand. Contact 


  • Although not textiles, often tend to be on people’s mind as part of their attire- many key cutters provide good shoe repair services. Be sure to ask your local one next time.

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