Donating to charities
Donating to charities are a great way to pass on your unwanted items and by doing so you're helping them raise valuable funds...
What can I donate?
Items that are regularly donated to charities include:
- DVD's and CD's
More unusual items that you can donate include knitting wool, crockery and cutlery, unwanted gifts such as perfumes and toiletries.
Check out the high street! You can find a local re-use organisation through CRNS, the Furniture Re-use Network and the Charity Retail Association who have handy tools on their websites that provide details of your nearest place to donate your items. Simply enter your postcode to find the name and location of your local stores.
- Fill up the bags that come through the door.
- Or take items to recycling banks often found in supermarket and local car parks.Local charities as well as national charities like the British Heart Foundation and Emmaus take unwanted furniture and electricals to be used again. Many offer collection services.
- In Scotland, if the item is still reusable you may wish to contact the National re-use phone line on 0800 0665 820. Or donate it to a Revolve accredited store.