Rag Bag Collection

We raised £54.40 (136kg) with our recent from the Rag Bag bin located at the main gates of the school. The 'Rag Bag' recycling scheme has been developed to provide regular fundraising for schools in Scotland..Through Rag Bag your are able to help recycle textiles and clothing that may have ended up going to landfill. It is estimated that approximately 1.75 million tonnes of clothing waste is produced in the UK every year.Out of this vast tonnage around 1.2 million tonnes is sent unnecessarily to landfill.If we can divert some of this tonnage away from landfill we will directly help the environment and help provide good quality clothing to some of the poorest developing nations in the world.Whether you participate in the Rag Bag collections or have an external or internal recycling bank you are able to recycle the following items.We can accept the following items:

  • Wearable Clothing
  • Paired Shoes
  • Handbags
  • Belts

We cannot accept the following items:

  • Workwear
  • Wet/Soiled Clothes
  • Curtains
  • Towels
  • Duvets or Duvet Covers
  • Pillows or Pillow Cases
  • Blankets
  • Table Cloths
  • Linens
  • Cushions
  • Carpets
  • Suitcases
  • Books
  • Bric a Brac
  • Clothes Hangers
  • Electricals