Fabric

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Education

Textile waste accounts for 4% to landfill in Aotearoa every year. 

See clothing

Reduce

Buying natural fibre fabrics will reduce the volume of non-biodegradable waste.

Reuse

Fabric rolls and remnants are welcome at the ReUse Academy and secondhand/charity shops. 

See bag, curtain

Recycle

Huggable Hearts is a charity which recycles fabric and scraps into hearts for families grieving the loss of a baby. 

Fabric unable to be refashioned into something else can be recycled through the SaveMart bins at the Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre and other locations around our region.

Disposal

Please keep polyester/nylon fabric from landfill wherever possible.