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My local charity shop has closed down so I'm not sure what to do with my old clothes that might not be worth selling on ebay.

Any ideas of what to do with it?

Zuharah
1 month ago
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Ann1984
Ann19841 month ago

Advertising them will be best on free sites will help local charities like womans aid and homeless

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

Thank you. Good idea πŸ‘

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jigsawx3x
jigsawx3x1 month ago

Find a free site local to you where I live we have one it's fab as the admins also do prize give aways for people that are active

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

Sounds good. Thanks πŸ‘

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nicolajaynehend
nicolajaynehend1 month ago

Turn them in to a blanket for the winter. That what I would do. Like a patch work one. Or make a bag. Or dye them. Then you got some new clothes. Make cushions. πŸ€—

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Zuharah
Zuharah
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1 month ago

Great ideas. Thank you πŸ€—

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lornaae
lornaae1 month ago

Ask your local shelters, particularly women's shelters, if they can take them. Often women and children who stay there arrive with very little clothes

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

I know 😒 It Is really difficult for women and children in that situation. I have been in a similar position myself a few years ago and will be forever grateful to a friend who gave me some of her clothes.

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AliceBell64468
AliceBell644681 month ago

As others have suggested it would be worth seeing if any shelters can accept them, also if you have old towels and bedding the dogs homes will always have those x

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

Thank you for the suggestion πŸ‘

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sarahgreen15
sarahgreen151 month ago

I’ve tried advertising some better condition clothes on vinted but I’ve not had any luck selling so I will no doubt get bored of waiting and take them to the charity shop like i normally do πŸ™„

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

I hope someone buys some of your items soon ❀️

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LeighReidAtanas
LeighReidAtanas1 month ago

Do you have a local recycle centre- most of these centres have Salvation Army bins for old clothes

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

We do have some bins locally and that might be the best choice, but sometimes they are completely full.

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ivenailedit
ivenailedit1 month ago

Try other charity shops such as Triad, as they have now reopened. As someone said recycling centres have clothes banks as do supermarkets & you also find them on high streets etc

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

Thank you for the suggestions πŸ‘

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ivenailedit
ivenailedit1 month ago

Zuharah welcome, if you go down selling route don’t forget you can also sell on shpock & Gumtree. If bins full people tend to leave clothes in black bags next to them

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Zuharah
Zuharah
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1 month ago

ivenailedit Thank you for the reminder πŸ™‚ πŸ‘

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HollyDolly22
HollyDolly221 month ago

clothes bank bins.

i cant be bothered with being messed around with people collecting then not turning up. or giving someone in need and see them flogging it.

drives me nuts

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Ann1984
Ann19841 month ago

dholly39 I hate that when you trying help someone out then you see them for sale

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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi1 month ago

Give them to charity...

The give the baby clothes and girl clothes to relatives and friends.

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Getsome
Getsome1 month ago

Stick them in a charity bin somewhere, i'm sure there are plenty about. Never use enviroclothes though, family member took loads of the clothes and they went through the bag and only selected certain clothes they wanted and surprise surprise they wanted the designer stuff but not the plain cheaper stuff.

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

Thank you for the info about enviroclothes. I don't know much about them but it is dissapointing to hear that they wouldn't take the regular stuff.

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Golfforall
Golfforall1 month ago

Any good with a sewing machine ? Turn them into face masks/coverings , you could even sell them then . Plenty of patterns around on the internet , might even make a few bob .

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

That is actually a great idea. I made myself a face mask and when I posted a picture on fb, someone asked me where I had bought it. I made one for her but only charged for the postage since it was not exactly professionally made 😁

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KayMountford
KayMountford1 month ago

If theyve got holes or marks in then you could cut them up for cleaning rags

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Zuharah
Zuharah
Original Poster
1 month ago

Good idea. I remember my mum used to do that πŸ™‚

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tumblespots
tumblespots1 month ago

If you want to you could donate them, I posted this a few days ago; Post Your Donations to BHF for Free

https://www.latestdeals.co.uk/freebies/post-donations-bhf-free-5922

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Ceebers
Ceebers
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1 month ago

Make some face masks as we will be needing them from the 24 July.

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