A blue zipper from a jacket


Zipper or zip's are popular fastners on trousers, jackets, clothing and handbags

See Also Clothing



You can reduce the need for zippers by

  • Purchasing clothing with buttons, snap-domes or velcro fastners



Rather than throwing out your favourite jacket because the zipper broke, why not simply replace the zip. Replacement zippers can be purchased from any sewing supply outlet.   And if you are not a confident sower, check out the Clothing-Alternations and Repair agents listed in the yellow pages. 


Zippers can be dispose of to the regional landfill through your local refuse collection service.

Where do I dispose of it?
  • Local refuse service