T - The Recycling A-Z
See Electrical appliances.
Recycle telephone directories in your blue bin
You can recycle textiles, clothing, bedding
etc at selected mini-recycling centres across the
Borough. You can also donate good quality, unwanted
textiles to local charity shops or use online networks
such as Freecycle or ebay to pass on or sell goods. You can
also have your textiles collected from your doorstep from the
Rag & Phone man.
Schools and businesses can also benefit from textile collections
from Bag 2 School and Bag 2 the
Future which pay for the textiles that are
Local link: Some schools in our
Borough collect textiles in a red recycling bin for The Salvation
Army. Check with your local school to see if they take part.
Help the Aged will recycle toner cartridges. You can drop these
off at a local store or, if you have more than fifteen, a
free collection can be arranged.
Good quality, unwanted tools can be given
to friends or relatives, or sold on.
Alternatively, Tools for Self Reliance is a small
UK based charity working to help relieve poverty in Africa. They
refurbish tools in the UK and send them to communities in
Donate good quality, unwanted toys to your local charity shop or
use online networks such as Freecycle or ebay to pass on or sell goods. You
could also give these to friends, relatives, hospitals,
nurseries or church groups.
If these are broken or unsuitable for reuse please dispose
of in your green bin.
Garages and tyre centres should dispose of
redundant tyres safely if customers have new ones
fitted. Alternatively, these can be taken to your nearest Household Waste Recycling
Centre free of charge.
Local link: Reuse unwanted
tyres to make compost bins by placing several tyres one above the
other. They also make good plant holders and children's