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Terracycle Drop Off Locations by Town

We have put together a comprehensive list of Terracycle Schemes and collection points in West Sussex. These do not include residential addresses, and are the ones that are published on the Terracycle website as of October 2019.

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Recycle Your Felt Tip Pens with BIC’s Writing Instruments Programme

Any household with children will know just how many felt tip pens pass through their doors over the years. And it seems that the vast majority of them will meet a premature end when the smaller members of the family leave the lids off on a regular basis. I know I have tried everything to avoid their early demise, but the sad fact of the matter is, kids, get through tons of the things!

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Can I Recycle Contact Lenses & Plastic Blister Packs

The good news is that Boots has now launched the UK’s first free national recycling scheme for plastic contact lenses and the little plastic cases that we throw away every day. There are several options available to you.

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Recycling or Reusing Baby Clothes and Equipment

Most of us have more baby clothes and equipment than we know what to do with, all very reusable with plenty of life left in. You can, of course, donate items to your local charity shops, although some do have restrictions for health and safety reasons. 

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Recycle Your Coats, Sleeping Bags & Blankets for the Homeless

Estate agent, Cubitt & West have teamed up with the charity “Stone Pillow” to help keep the homeless warm this winter. They would greatly appreciate any donations of coats, blankets and sleeping bags that are in good condition. You can drop them at any Cubitt & West and they will do the rest. For your nearest branch of Cubitt & West check this branch locator!

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree for Charity

What better purpose for an unwanted Christmas tree than to raise money for charity. Just Helping who work with hospices, businesses, and volunteers to collect and recycle real Christmas trees and raise money for hospices and other local charities. You can check if there is a collection in your area or register an interest in providing one.

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Making the Most of Your Shoes | Where and How to Recycle Shoes

Whether you have a shoe collection of Imelda Marcos sized-proportions, or see them as a functional item to protect your feet, we all have shoes. And at some point those shoes will come to the end of their useful life to you. But what happens to them then? What should we do with our pile of unwanted shoes?

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Collecting Plastic Bottle Tops for Charity

Many charities collect bottle tops, and particularly milk bottle tops to raise funds. It is worth keeping an eye out for collections in your area on social media, etc. We have listed here those that we are aware of. Charities can often receive up to £30 for every 500kgs of bottle tops collected and are always looking for bulk. It is possible to set up your own scheme and collect for a charity of your choice as well.

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