Clothing & Textile Recycling

In 2021 Harford County residents recycled 19,800 pounds of textiles.

The Harford Waste Disposal Center accepts textiles year-round.

Accepted items

  • Belts
  • Blankets
  • Clothing
  • Curtains (no shower curtains)
  • Handbags
  • Hats
  • Other textiles (15"x15" or larger)
  • Paired shoes tied together
  • Sheets
  • Towels (15"x15" or larger)

Unaccepted items

  • Carpets (including area rugs)
  • Pillows
  • Plastic material (exception: plastic collection bag)
  • Wet clothing


Textile recycling is free. Charges do apply if the resident also has household trash in the same trip. Visit the Harford Waste Disposal Fees and Information page for charges.