Markham's unique textile recycling program accepts all textiles. Items can be worn, torn, or stained. Even single socks and shoes are welcome!

We accept:

Clothing
(adults & children)
Household
Textiles
Footwear
(singles or pairs)
Accessories
  • Active wear
  • Bathing suits
  • Bathrobes
  • Coats
  • Dresses
  • Jeans
  • Pants
  • Parkas
  • Shirts
  • Skirts
  • Socks (single or pairs)
  • Sweaters
  • T-Shirts
  • Undergarments
  • Uniforms

  • Aprons
  • Bedding
  • Bibs
  • Blankets
  • Comforters
  • Curtains, Drapes
  • Cushions
  • Fabric scraps
  • Mats
  • Old rags
  • Oven mitts
  • Pillows
  • Sleeping bags
  • Stuffed toys
  • Towels
  • Wash cloths

  • Athletic shoes
  • Boots
  • Cleats
  • Dress shoes
  • High heels
  • Loafers
  • Running shoes
  • Slip-ons
  • Slippers
  • Sneakers


  • Backpacks
  • Belts
  • Gloves
  • Hats, Toques
  • Jewelry
  • Mittens
  • Pet clothing and beds
  • Purses
  • Scarves, Ties


Which Textiles Can I Not Recycle?

All donated textiles must be dry. Your textiles can't have any medical or dangerous liquids on them such as grease or oil, blood, or vomit. We won't take textiles if we have health or safety concerns. We can't accept infant car seats.