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How to donate leftover scrap fabric, yarn and thread

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Disposing of fabric, yarn or thread

Put small pieces of fabric, yarn and thread in your black cart as garbage.

Recycling fabric, yarn or thread

You can also take scrap fabric, yarn and thread (no spools) to a City landfill for recycling. This can include used, damaged and scrap pieces. Place items inside a bag before dropping off at the landfill. This helps keeps the textiles dry and makes it easier to collect.

Why can’t yarn and thread be composted?

Many textiles are a mix of organic and synthetic fibres or manufactured products that will not break down during the composting process. To make sure we're creating the highest quality compost possible, please leave these items out of your green cart.

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Scrap fabric and yarn


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