Reusing for 60 Years

organizing a clothing drive
At Charter Recycling, we have been recycling clothing and textiles for over 60 years. (more…)

Reducing Your Footprint

How can you help lower the carbon footprint and keep our landfills from overflowing? (more…)

Recycling with Us

We sell used clothing and textiles all over the world, from Mexico to Guatemala to Africa. (more…)

Thread Talks

  • Finding-Blue-Diamonds-in-Vintage-JeansFinding Blue Diamonds: Vintage Jeans

    Finding vintage hidden treasure Sometimes in our bundles and sacks that we pick up from our collection bins there are what we call “vintage gold”, or “diamonds” lying within—Harley Davidson leather jackets, bowling shirts, couture dresses and suits, designer handbags—and the biggest “blue diamond” of all…rare vintage blue jeans. Many textile recyclers sort their bundles (more…)

  • Globe IllustrationMicro-Businesses Make the World Go Round

    Small businesses are the backbone of any healthy economy. At Charter Recycling we do business with the suppliers of many entrepreneurs and small business people in South America, Africa, as well as parts of the U.S. The used clothing we collect from bins around the country is condensed into 800-1000 pound bales and sold for (more…)

  • Sewing-machineMyths About Second-Hand Clothing Exports & Developing Countries

    A common myth about importing used clothing It’s a common misunderstanding that second hand clothing exports hurt the clothing industries of the developing nations that accept them. This is not only unfounded, but also doesn’t offer a comprehensive look at each country having it’s own unique cultural and economic dynamic. Why used clothing is banned (more…)

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