We are truly overwhelmed with the incredible generosity of everyone who has donated their unwanted clothing in January and made the campaign a great success. The textiles have been collected and weighed from 889 fire stations across the UK and we are excited to announce the Champions from England, Wales and Scotland are…

Bag it and Bank it Recycling Champions 2020


Egremont Fire Station in Cumbria 10,738 kg


Treharris Fire Station in South Wales: 1,030 kg


Broxburn Fire Station in West Lothian: 1,175 kg

Each of the winning stations will receive the coveted ‘Rag’ Trophy and hamper full of tasty treats. Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you to everyone who generously donated their textiles to these stations. You are all amazing.

January 2020 Grand Total

The total amount received from recycling banks at fire stations and other collection locations was a massive 319 tonnes, which raised a fantastic £70,322 for our Charity. This is an incredible amount, which meant we beat the 2019 total!

Bag it and Bank it Recycling Championship Top 10

Below is a summary of the top 10 fire stations from each country and a map showing the weight collected from every fire station.

England Wales Scotland
1. Egremont Fire Station 1. Treharris Fire Station 1. Broxburn Fire Station
2. Chatteris Fire Station 2. Glynneath Fire Station 2. Perth Community Fire Station
3. Driffield Fire Station 3. Bridgend Fire Station 3. Stranraer Fire Station
4. Oundle Fire Station 4. Neath Fire Station 4. Bishopbriggs Fire Station
5. Swindon Fire Station 5. Abertillery Fire Station 5. West Linton Fire Station
6. Esher Fire Station 6. Monmouth Fire Station 6. Carnoustie Fire Station
7. Ross-on-Wye Fire Station 7. Brecon Fire Station 7. South Queensferry Fire Station
8. Newport Pagnell Fire Station 8. Morriston Fire Station 8. Lanark Fire Station
9. Bedford Fire Station 9.  Aberdare Fire Station 9. Forres Fire Station
10. Beaconsfield Fire Station 10. Abergavenny Fire Station 10. Kilsyth Fire Station

Every penny you raised through our Bag it and Bank it Recycling Championship will help us to be there for the fire services community with their mental, physical and social wellbeing throughout their lives, so once again thank you. We would not be here today if it wasn’t for your generosity and support.

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