Clothing & textiles

Disposal options

Clothing & textiles are accepted for free at all CSWD Drop-Off Centers in Salvation Army collection bins (see Notes for list of acceptable items)

Local donation options

Winter items (boots, jackets, gloves, hats) and home linens can be donated directly to:

  • Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program
    462 Hegeman Ave, Suite 101, Colchester, VT 05446
    Phone: (802) 655-1963

Seasonal, interview-worthy clothing, and bedding items in good condition can be donated directly to:

  • Spectrum Youth Services
    31 Elmwood Ave, Burlington, VT 05401

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Limitations, regulations and other specifications

  • Items must be clean & dry
  • Please place all items in a plastic bag, sealed at the top
  • Households only, please – the program is not designed to accept loads from businesses


Items Accepted

Items are picked up by the Salvation Army and either resold in their local stores or sent to textile recycling centers.

  • Bath mats
  • Bedding
  • Belts
  • Clothing
  • Drapes & curtains
  • Fabric scraps
  • Gloves & mittens (paired or single)
  • Handbags
  • Hats
  • Linens
  • Ragged items
  • Scarves
  • Tennis/dress shoes (paired only)
  • Socks (paired or single)
  • Towels
  • Undergarments & bras
  • Yarn

(These items should be placed in the trash)

  • Any item (including those above) that are wet, dirty, mildewy, moldy
  • Carpet or rugs
  • Cleats
  • Pet beds
  • Pillows
  • Rope, or items that are dirty, musty, or mildewy. These items should be placed in the trash.
  • Ski boots
  • Stuffed animals