Textile Recycling Drop Off Days

Yarra Ranges Council will be offering free textiles waste collection drop off days for residents. 

This event is to provide residents with the opportunity to dispose of items that are not good fit for reuse would otherwise go to landfill. We are working with Textile Recyclers Australia to process and recycle textiles collected.

Drop off will be available on the following days:

  • 27th of April 2024 -  Yarra Ranges Operations Centre,103-105 Nelson Road, Lilydale
  • 18th of May 2024 - Wandin East Recreational Reserve, 5/2 Old Baker Road, Wandin East

Accepted Clothing and Textile Items

  • Towels
  • Sheets, doona covers and pillowcases (no doonas, quilts, pillows)
  • Curtains, tablecloths, cushion covers etc (no rubber-backed curtains or lining, no cushion inserts)
  • Clothing (See below for exclusions)
  • Shoes
  • Blankets
  • Fabric offcuts and scraps
  • Belts


Not accepted items

  • Underwear, hosiery and bras
  • Swimwear
  • Carpet
  • Soft toys
  • Hard hats
  • Glasses
  • Unwashed and mouldy items (stained clothing is acceptable)


Items accepted need to be clean and dry. 
Items need to be bagged or in boxes, be able to be lifted without assistance.
Please note: Vehicle access only due to safety reasons - no walk ups. 

Please book to attend the event. You may attend the drop off locations at any time over the hour timeslot booked.

This project is supported by the Circular Economy Councils Fund. The Fund is delivered by Sustainability Victoria under the Victorian Government’s circular economy policy, Recycling Victoria: a new economy.


Dates and Locations

Yarra Ranges Council Lilydale Operations, 103-105 Nelson Road, Lilydale 3140


  • Saturday, 27 April 2024 | 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Wandin East Recreational Reserve, 5/2 Old Baker Road, Wandin East 3139


  • Saturday, 18 May 2024 | 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
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