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Wool clothing

Find out how to reduce, re-use, recycle or compost wool clothing.


Before thinking about reuse, recycling or disposal options for your woollens, have you considered whether it could be repaired?

There are several repair cafes and groups in Suffolk who offer free help to local communities. Please visit the repair cafes page to find out more.


Donate wool or woollen garments in good condition to charity shops


Take any wool garments to:

Home compost

You can compost clothing made from 100% wool at home. You may want to cut off any labels as these will be made from man-made materials. If you cut the garment up into small pieces it will compost much quicker.