Recycling for People, Not Profit: Welcome to Green Tree Textiles

At Green Tree Textiles, our mission is clear: to redefine the future of fashion with a commitment to people and the planet. With years of dedicated service, we’ve proudly diverted hundreds of tons of textile waste from landfills, making sustainability a stylish choice for all. Choose Green Tree Textiles and join our movement towards conscious living, where every thread tells a story of environmental stewardship, including clothing donation, and a commitment to a brighter, greener future.

Donate Today

For clothing donation, pack and ship your unwanted goods to us or if you prefer to donate in person, visit one of our convenient drop-off locations for responsible textile recycling.

Partner With Us

From textile waste pickup services to bin installations, we offer tailored solutions to help businesses reduce their environmental impact and promote responsible consumption within the fashion industry.

Request A Bin

For convenient clothing donation, Green Tree Textiles offers bin installation services for buildings, offices, and stores, enabling easy disposal of textile waste and promoting sustainable practices within commercial spaces.

Request A Pick-up



With hassle-free pick-up services,
we make it easy to dispose of textile waste responsibly. Take action today and join us in promoting sustainability within the fashion industry.


Fast Fashion's Toll

Every second, the fashion industry’s incessant production churns out textile waste at an alarming rate, enough to fill a garbage truck. This rampant overproduction, fueled by the relentless pace of fast fashion trends, not only inundates landfills but also accelerates environmental degradation on a global scale. The environmental toll is staggering, with pollution levels soaring and precious resources dwindling at an unsustainable rate. Urgent action is imperative to confront this pressing issue and instigate a paradigm shift towards sustainability in the fashion industry. It’s essential to prioritize innovation and advocate for responsible consumption and production practices that minimize waste generation and mitigate the industry’s environmental footprint.

Wasted Potential

Each discarded garment represents a squandering of valuable resources and energy, spanning from the extraction of raw materials to its
environmental footprint. The production of textiles involves the consumption of water, energy, and natural resources, along with the emission of greenhouse gases and other pollutants. When these garments are disposed of, whether through landfilling or incineration, the resources invested in their production go to waste, contributing to environmental degradation. Emphasizing the significance of reducing textile waste is essential to minimize the strain on natural resources and mitigate the environmental impact of the fashion industry.

Disposables, Not Treasures

Fast fashion promotes a throwaway mentality, neglecting the true worth of textiles and exacerbating environmental damage. By prioritizing rapid turnover of trends and low-cost garments, it encourages consumers to view clothing as disposable commodities rather than enduring investments. This mindset leads to excessive waste generation and unsustainable production practices, including resource depletion and exploitation of labor. To address these issues, it’s crucial to advocate for more sustainable and ethical approaches to fashion consumption and production.

Human Cost

Exploitation pervades the textile industry, with workers often subjected to meager wages and hazardous working conditions. This systemic issue persists across many regions, as labor regulations are often lax or inadequately enforced. As a result, textile workers, particularly in developing countries, face significant hardships as they toil to meet the demands of fast fashion and mass production. Their labor is undervalued and their rights are frequently disregarded, perpetuating a cycle of poverty and inequality. Addressing this exploitation requires concerted efforts to uphold labor standards, improve working conditions, and ensure fair wages for all textile workers. It’s imperative to prioritize the well-being and dignity of those who contribute to the global fashion industry.

Environmental Consequences

Textile waste poses a multifaceted threat to ecosystems worldwide, stemming from various stages of production and disposal. Deforestation for cotton cultivation deprives habitats of vital biodiversity and disrupts ecological balance. Additionally, the use of toxic chemicals in dyeing processes contaminates water sources and soil, leading to adverse effects on both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Moreover, the accumulation of textile waste in landfills emits harmful gases and leachates, further polluting the environment and endangering wildlife. The widespread impact of textile waste underscores the urgent need for sustainable solutions to mitigate its detrimental effects on ecosystems and safeguard the planet’s biodiversity.

Find Your Nearest Green tree textiles drop-off location!

At Green Tree Textiles, we’re making it easier than ever for you to contribute to a greener world through clothing donation. Discover our convenient bin and drop-off locations, strategically placed across New York & New Jersey. Bring your old clothes, linens, and textiles to our dedicated drop-off locations. It’s a simple and an impactful way to give your items a second life while reducing environmental waste. Our bins accept a wide range of textiles, including clothing, shoes, linens, and more. Whether it’s gently used or slightly worn, your contributions help us in our mission to minimize textile waste. Not near a bin or drop-off point? Consider requesting a bin for your community or scheduling a pick-up with Green Tree Textiles. Every action, big or small, makes a significant impact on creating a more sustainable future.

Donated Already? Get Your Tax Deductible Receipt!

Get your tax-deductible receipt: Donating your gently used textiles supports our missionand may qualify as a tax deduction.Click here to recieve your receipt and claim your contribution on your taxes.