What does Africa Collect Textiles do?
I would like to donate/give my unused textiles and footwear to you, how do I do that?
Where are your dropoff points located?
Click here, to see all our drop-off points.
What can I donate to ACT?
Bedding, Trousers, Duvet covers, Blankets, Sheets, Underwear, Caps, Cleaning cloths, Pajamas, Belts, Skirts , Curtains, Towels, Shirts, Jacket , Napkins , Scarves , Socks, Ties, Tablecloths , Bags, T-shirts, Cardigans, Vitrage, Swimwear, Dresses, Stockings, Pillowcases , Sweaters , Tea towels, Shoes (tie pair together
Where is ACT located?
- Our headquarters is located in Marurui in Nairobi, Kenya, near Marurui Primary School.
- The Nigerian office is located at 5 Jaiyeola Abidoye Street, Thomas Estate, Ajah. Lagos, Nigeria.
- The Dutch office is located at Biesboschstraat 60-3 1078MZ Amsterdam
How can I support ACT?
How can I reach you?
You can write to us at info@act or call us on +254 737 215319 or reach out to us through our social media pages.
How does ACT impact the less fortunate in society?
Do you give out all the wearable clothing to Matthew 25 childrens’ home?
Does ACT accept cash donations as well as clothing donations?
Yes we do, visit our Get Involved page for more information. We can use all the support we can get to make the fashion circular. Donations and grants are to upgrade our sorting and recycling processes so that we can divert more materials from the landfills and create more jobs.
Can we collaborate on a project?
Yes, we can. Reach out to us on +254 737 215319 or through our social media pages and we can work on something exciting together.
How can I get one of your carpets?
To get our carpets, you can order one via our website or reach out to us through our social media platforms and we will be happy to help you get one. Please note that we also do tailor-made orders. Together we can produce your dream carpets!
Is it possible to see/watch the carpet-making process?
Yes, it is. Reach out to us on +254 719 107668 and we can arrange an appointment.
Do you solely use denim to make the carpets?
Primarily yes, but we do make exceptions from time to time.
Apart from carpets, do you have other upcycled products?
We currently have new and exciting products in the pipeline, stay tuned to see what we have in store for you.
Does ACT collect E-waste as well?
No, we do not. At the moment we are strictly collecting textile waste.
I would like to be part of the ACT team, how do I join?
Please join. For example by becoming an ACT Ambassador! You can organize a collection event at your estate or promote the cause through your network, ACT Ambassador Program.
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