Garbage Guru City of Sydney's ultimate guide to recycling and disposing of stuff.

  • Use 'em as rags

    Cut them to the size you want and wipe, mop and polish to your heart’s content.

  • Or you could ...

  • Try your hand at upcycling

    Head here for some upcycling tips or try an upcycling workshop run by Green Villages or the Green Living Centre.

  • Check with your local charity if they'll accept it

    Some charities accept clothing in poor condition as they are able to sell it to companies that recycle them for industrial rags and other textile byproducts. Research more here.

  • Get Bag of Rags to help

    Part of Mission Australia, Bag of Rags cuts down unusable clothing and textiles into cleaning rags for industry. Call 02 4286 6100 for more info.

  • Throw in your Garbage Bin

    Too bad this can’t be recycled or reused! Pop general waste into your bin with the red lid.

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