SWD, part of the TRI Group, is a Greater Manchester based specialist in the collection, reuse and recycling of preloved textiles, across Northern England and North Wales.
Collecting, sorting and exporting some 40 million items annually has allowed SWD to develop the expertiese, experience and highly trained workforce to service customers across the globe. Including markets throughout the UK, Europe and Africa, the Middle East, Far East and Japan.
Working closely with clients and knowing the markets, SWD’s strength and agility come together to deliver for clients, whatever their requirements. Comprehensive logistics and detailed tracking and reporting make the process run smoothly and maximises output, realising 70% reuse of preloved items.
A focussed, friendly and reliable approach combined with a commitment to achieve the highest level of service has led to the building of strong business relationships, ensuring continued collection channels of garments and shoes from charities and local authorities.
TRUST – Trader Recycling Universal Standard – is the outcome of a coalition dedicated to boosting standards within the recycling sector.