Our January Bank it and Bank it Recycling Championship is back for 2018, which is the year of our Charity's 75th birthday. To mark this anniversary year we're aiming high, and with your help, we're hoping to raise £75,000 from textile recycling throughout January 2018.

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Recycling Income

We run a successful recycling scheme which provides a valuable source of revenue for the Charity at no financial risk to the Charity.

How to get involved

Use the links below to learn more about our textile recycling initiative and to download tools which you can use to promote your local stations recycling bank.

Calling all fire stations

We are pleased to announce that The Fire Fighters Charity January Bag it and Bank it Recycling Championship is back for 2018. We're asking stations across the country to see how much clothing and textiles they and their local community can recycle during the month of January. Because 2018 mark's our Charity's 75th anniversary we are aiming high and hoping that with your help we can raise £75,000 from textile recycling in January.

The competitions is once again split into regions and the station that manages to collect the most in each country - England, Wales and Scotland, will receive a prize for their community as well as the coveted 'Rag' trophy.

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Recycling Championship 2017 Results

Th winners from last year's Bag it and Bank it Recycling Championship are listed below. The map shows how much each bank raised in January 2017.

ENGLAND: Egremont Fire Station, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, collecting a whopping total of 11,007KG of clothing and textiles

SCOTLAND: Lanark Fire Station, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, collecting 1,025KG

WALES: Pontardulais Fire Station, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Llanelli Fire Station, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, who each collected 640KG.

The full results from all the fire stations with recycling banks can be seen on this map. Click on a location to see how much money was raised by the recycling bank. Click on the icon in the top left corner of the left to view map key and filters.