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WELCOME TO BAG2SCHOOL IRELAND !

BAG2SCHOOL Ireland is the latest member of the Bag2School family, operating throughout the majority of Ireland offering the same textile collection model as the highly successful Bag2School UK.

 

Bag2School would like to announce the winners of our iPad mini competition! 

 

Band 1 Winner - St. Caillin's National School, Rashina, Ballinahown, Co. Offaly!  

 

Band 2 Winner - Old Borough National School, Swords, Co Dublin!

 

Band 3 Winner - Hollypark Boys National School, Blackrock, Co. Dublin!


 Congratulations to all the schools who participated so well in our fundraising initiative.

Due to the success of last year's iPad competition, Bag2School will continue to run this again in 2013/2014.  The school with the largest collection between September 2013 - 31st May 2014 will win an iPad mini!  This can then be raffled off within the school, generating even more funds!  There will be 3 separate size bands and 3 iPad mini's to give away!


BAG2SCHOOL UK HAS NOW PAID OVER
£19 MILLION TO SCHOOLS IN THE UK. 

 

Bag2school Ireland is a free fundraising scheme working in partnership with Schools, Clubs, Business, Community Groups, Councils and Charities to help you raise funds from your donations and at the same time help the environment by providing a service to help REUSE and RECYCLE items of unwanted clothes and shoes.

 

Bag2School is a free fundraising scheme established in 2001. We work in partnership with Schools, Clubs, Business, Community Groups, Local Councils and Charities to help you raise from your donations.

We operate throughout the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland; collecting and selling your unwanted textiles to importers and wholesalers in many countries of Eastern and Western Europe, Africa and Asia.

Some Interesting Textile Recycling Facts:

- Over 70% of the world's population use second hand clothes.
- If everyone in the UK bought one reclaimed woollen garment each year, it would save an average 371 million gallons of water and 480 tones of chemical dyestuffs.
- At least 50% of textiles we throw away are recyclable, however, we only recycle around 25%.

School Fundraising

Experience shows that most schools run one collection per term and as parents get used to it they actually save the clothes and the collections get bigger!

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How It Works

We will arrange a mutually agreed time for our van to arrive at the school to receive the bags. Our driver will load the bags directly onto the van. The collection is then weighed and we send you a cheque. Simple!

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About Bag2School

Bag2School now works with over 20,000 schools organising textile collections to raise money for,PTA's, Scout Groups and Clubs.

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Latest News

Read all the latest news about recent events. Bag2school is joining the battle to save lives and provide education in poor fishing villages in Kenya. It's working with the registered charity The Funzi and Bodo Trust.

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Bag2School are proud to be a major fundraising partner for LauraLynn Ireland’s Children’s Hospice.  For every school that has a collection, Bag2School will donate an additional 10% to LauraLynn, on top of what is paid to your school.  Please help us to help them, making the most of short & precious lives.

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PTA-UK announces Bag2School sponsorship!

PTA-UK is delighted to announce that our 2012/2013 workshop programme is being sponsored by Bag2School, which has helped PTAs and schools to raise over £17 million through textile recycling!

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Support Your School

If you would like to raise funds for your school through the recycling of inkjet cartridges and mobile phones. 

Please visit: www.supportyourschool.co.uk