Clothing/Textile Recycling

Simple Recycling

Effective October 30, 2017, Bristol is starting a new partnership with Simple Recycling to help residents recycle their clothing, shoes and accessories.

Simple Recycling will mail pink plastic bags to residents. These bags can be used to place clothing and other textiles at the curb on your regular recycling day. Simple Recycling will come by during the day and collect all pink bags with textiles.

Acceptable materials for curbside pink bags are:

  • Men's Clothing
  • Women's Clothing
  • Children's Clothing
  • Coats and Jackets
  • Bedding (sheets, pillow cases, blankets, comforters)
  • Belts and ties
  • Books
  • Bras
  • Hats and gloves    
  • Linens
  • Sandals and slippers (in pairs)
  • Stuffed animals
  • Table linens
  • Towels
  • Undergarments
  • Jewelry
  • Shoes
  • Purses
  • Hats
  • Toys
  • Drapes/Curtains
  • Pillows    
  • Sleeping Bags    
  • Tools
  • Silverware
  • Dishes
  • Pots/Pans
  • Backpacks

Simple Recycling - to report any problems, ask questions or request additional bags:

Web Site:

Phone: 866.835.5068