Mayor John G. Ducey is proud to announce that the Township of Brick is partnering with Helpsy to offer a free and easy home pickup clothing recycling service for the local community.

As the largest clothing collector in the Northeast, Helpsy partners with municipalities and organizations across 11 states to collect unwanted clothing and other textiles in order to keep clothes out of landfills. In 2021 alone,  the company diverted nearly 30 million pounds of textiles from landfills through a combination of clothing drives, home pickups, thrift store partners and clothing receptacles.

“Helpsy’s mission is to keep clothes out of the trash,” says Dan Green, Co-Founder and CEO of Helpsy. “We are dedicated to changing the way people think about clothing recycling while adhering to the highest level of social and environmental performance.”

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, textile waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the United States, occupying nearly 5% of all landfill space, which is why Helpsy is committed to working with cities such as Brick Township in order to give clothing the longest life possible.

“We are excited to begin this partnership with Helpsy and I am confident that the residents of Brick Township will support this team effort to keep unwanted textiles from filling our local landfills,” said Mayor Ducey. “In addition to the environmental benefits, reducing the amount of material that we put into landfills saves tax dollars.”

As the 23rd town to partner with Helpsy to provide free home pickup service, Brick joins Toms River as the second municipality in New Jersey in making it as easy as possible for residents to responsibly dispose of their unwanted clothing.

Beginning Friday, August 19th, pickups in Brick will take place weekly on Fridays between 7am-5pm. In order to recycle bagged and clean clothing, the community can sign up at or can call  1-800-244-6350.

For more information about Brick’s Recycling Programs and Helpsy’s municipal partnerships, the community can contact the Brick Townships Department of Public Works at 732-451-4060 ext. 4066 or visit

ABOUT HELPSY: Helpsy is a Certified B Corp on a mission to radically change the way we think about, dispose of, recycle and buy second hand clothing. Helpsy is shifting perceptions around used clothing by helping reduce the impact that clothing production has on our planet and change the statistic that 85% of clothes currently end up in the trash.