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How to dispose of cheese cloth

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Cheese cloth

Small pieces of cheese cloth

Put small pieces of cheese cloth in your black cart as garbage.

Clothing and textiles recycling at City landfills

Take cheese cloth to any City landfill for free textile recycling.

Special instructions

  • Place items in a bag before dropping off at our Throw 'N' Go bins.
  • This helps keeps the textiles dry and makes it easier to collect.
  • If you bring other garbage in your load, landfill charges will apply.

Learn more about The City of Calgary's textile recycling program.

Why can't cheese cloth be composted?

  • Many textiles are made of a mix of organic and synthetic fibres that will contaminate the finished compost.
  • These manufactured products will not break down properly during the composting process.

Landfill locations listed below:​

Title: What Goes Where?
Author: City of Calgary
Description: Residential recycling and disposal search tool