Manufacturer, Retailer and Other Take-Back Programs

Options for recycling textiles abound!  In addition to permanent collection sites and special collection events, other options are available to you for giving unwanted clothing and footwear a second life.

The following clothing and footwear manufacturers and retailers operate their own take-back programs for textiles:


H&M Don’t Let Fashion Go To Waste – Clothing only; any brand

Levi's – Bring in your unwanted clothing or shoes to any US Levi's store or outlet for recycling, and get a 20% off voucher.

Northface – Clothing and Shoe Recovery Program

Patagonia Common Threads – Patagonia clothing only

Puma Bring Me Back – Clothing and shoes; any brand

Nike Reuse-A-Shoe - Athletic Shoes Only; Any Brand

Reformation - Clothing Recovery Program


Find out more with these articles from

H&M, other clothing makers launch a circular economy trend

Why American Eagle, H&M, Nike and Puma want your hand-me-downs


Also check out these innovative programs:

threadUP - Order a bag to fill with like-new women's, juniors, and kids clothing.  Receive up to 80% of the resale value in the form of shopping credit or cash through PayPal.

yerdle - Give away not only clothes, but also household goods, and receive credits you can use to claim items other people have posted.


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