Notes From the Field: No Textiles in the Recycling Cart April 4, 2018 Email 4-4-18 Dog beds, pillows, shirts, socks and shoes, oh my! These items do not go in the yellow-lid recycling cart. If you cannot donate them or repurpose them, put them in the trash cart. Learn more about disposing of bedding, clothing and textiles, and pillows and cushions. Read more Notes From the Field.