What we throw in Recycom’s red bins
“You can recycle clothing – footwear, you do not need, in RECYCOM’s highly refined red recycling bins! Red Bins are placed at specific points indicated by the Municipality and constitute a European patent, while their safe design prevents from being stolen their content and the bucket. “
How to use the red recycling bins
Put your clean clothes, shoes or other fabrics in a clean bag.
Make sure the handle is pulled down, and place your bag in the specially designed area.
Push the handle up and make sure the bag is in the bucket.
How clothes are gathered
⇒ RECYCOM® places particularly elegant recycling bins (red color) in public places such as schools, municipalities and community councils, etc. Individuals or organizations that can offer hospitality in similar places and/or suggest suitable venues can contact us.
⇒ The garments are collected regularly by RECYCOM® personnel and stored in our warehouses for the purpose of handling and shipping abroad.
What do we do with the clothes
⇒ After a narrow sorting, the finest clothes are offered, for free, to vulnerable group of people in Greece.
⇒ Further, clothing is available for transportation to countries in urgent need, such as natural disasters, war and so on.
⇒ The largest percentage is exported for processing. Part of the material, unsuitable for reusable clothes, is recycled to produce cleaning cloths, tow, insulators, and other material.
Other Ways to Collect
⇒ Clothes are gathered and collected in small warehouses, or in other collection points, available by the local authorities, schools, social grocery stores, churches, charities, and non-profit organizations. In any case, RECYCOM® responds directly to the regular garment collection, when a greatvolume is collected.
What we throw in the RECYCOM red bins
Clothes and paired footwear (men, women, and children)
Linen (such as bed sheets, pillows, etc.)
What we DO NOT put into RECYCOM red bins
Carpets and Scraps of Fabrics
Organic waste / Plastic / Packaging Paper
Glass / Oil