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Membership Options

ACBO offers four different types of memberships: Operator, Buyer, Supplier, and Association. Membership runs the calendar year from January 1 – December 31. All members that join mid-year must pay the full-year fee. All membership applications will be reviewed and approved by ACBO. Payment must be paid in full at the time of application (if your application is denied, your payment will be refunded in full).

  • Due to the overwhelming response of collectors, buyers, and suppliers for membership and listing on the ACBO’s national database, PLEASE allow for 5-7 business days for the approval process

  • Inaugural certification and memberships special discounted fees below are applied ONLY through December 31 st , 2022

  • First year members signed up prior to 2023 will receive a full 2023 membership at no additional cost

Click below to view the membership options. To be eligible for membership organizations, one must be in the textile/secondhand recycling/collection industry.

Operator Certification Membership 

(See Membership Fees)

Any private sector or nonprofit firm that collects secondhand clothing and textiles may be eligible to
become a certified “Operator” member of the ACBO, provided that it meets the standards for
membership as set forth by the ACBO and pays the per bin per year certification fee.

Collector Certification

Any private sector or nonprofit organization engaged in the used clothing industry may be eligible to become a member of the association, provided that it meets the standards for certification, as set forth by ACBO and pays the per bin certification fee.

Buyer / Supplier

Any firm or corporation engaged in a business allied to the textile recycling industry, as determined by the ACBO may become an Vendor member of the Association upon application and payment.

Sponsor

Any firm or corporation engaged in a business allied to the textile recycling industry, as determined by the ACBO may become an Sponsor member of the Association upon application and payment.

Association

Any association engaged in a business allied to the textile recycling industry. as determined by the ACBO may become an Association member of the Association upon application and payment.

Membership Options

ACBO offers 4 different types of Membership: Collector, Buyer/Supplier, Sponsor, and Association. All membership applications must be reviewed and approved by the ACBO and payment must be paid in full at the time of application.

Buyer Membership

USD $799 Per Year

Any firm or corporation engaged in the purchasing of secondhand clothing and textiles as determined by the ACBO may become a “Buyer” member upon application completion and yearly payment.

Sponsorship opportunity USD $1,999 Per Year, limited positions available

Association Membership

USD $799 Per Year 

 

Any association engaged in the secondhand clothing and textile recycling industry as determined by the ACBO may become an “Association” member upon application and yearly payment.

Sponsorship opportunity USD $1,999.00 Per Year, limited positions available

Supplier Membership

USD $799 Per Year

 

Any firm or corporation that provides goods and services to the secondhand clothing and textile industry as determined by the ACBO may become a “Supplier” member upon application completion and yearly payment.

Sponsorship opportunity USD $1,999 Per Year, limited positions available

Please note: These rates are calculated in American Dollars; the rate will be converted to your
respective currency if located outside of the United States.