Recycling textiles, shoes and glass bottles
Mixed glass bottles and jars are collected via kerbside glass recycling collections or can deposited in one of the many glass bottle recycling banks in Southampton.
Please use the map below to find your local textile, shoe or glass bottle recycling bin.
If you find a recycling container or bottle bank that is full, please let us know so we can arrange for it to be emptied.
Request to empty a bottle bank
Unwanted clothes, shoes and household textiles can be recycled at textile recycling banks across the city, or by taking them to a local charity shop. Please place your items into a plastic bag and tie pairs of shoes together if possible.
Textile banks in the city are provided on behalf of the following charities:
- Cash for Kids (banks operated by Donate it Recycling)
- Samuel's Charity
- Variety (operated by European Recycling Company)