Recycling

Recycling Information

This list of possible recycling centres is in addition to those offered by the Local Council.  If you can add to this list, please contact a member of the Eco Church Committee so that it can be included on this list.  Remember to try to ReduceReuse and Recycle

ProductCentreAction required
BatteriesSupermarketsCheck your local supermarket for the used battery bins.  There is one in Sainsbury’s, West Wickham and Tesco, Bywood.
Bayliss and Harding pumps, caps and flexible tubeswww.terracycle.comCheck website for available drop off locations.  They will accept Baylis and Harding caps; Baylis and Harding pups and Baylis and Harding flexible plastic lotion tubes and their caps.
Bread bagswww.terracycle.comCheck website for available drop off locations.  They will accept any brand of bread bag.
Carrier BagsSainsbury’sThis includes plastic carrier bags and some other vegetable bags. These can be found near the café in the High Street Branch and neat the exit in Station Road
CarsBrooke Action for Working Horses and DonkeysVisit www.thebrooke.org/get-involved/recycle-cars-cartidges-stamps for details
Cheese Packagingwww.terracycle.comCheck website for available drop off locations.  They recycle all brands of flexible plastic cheese packaging and nets: any brand of sliced cheese protective plastic film; any brand of individual plastic cheese wrappers; any brand of flexible plastic cheese pouches; labels from cathedral City Minis packs of 6 and any brand of plastic nets for mini cheeses.
Cigarette or Tea CardsLeprosy MissionPost through the letter box of Adele, 12 Peregrine Gardens or Jonathan at 72 Hartland Way
Colgate Oral carewww.terracycle.comCheck website for available drop off locations.  They will take any brand of the following: toothbrushes; toothpaste tubes and caps; toothbrush outer packaging; toothpaste cartons; floss containers and outer packaging and electric and battery toothbrush heads.
Confectionery packagingwww.terracycle.comCheck website for available drop off locations.  They will take: plastic chocolate and sweets pouches and bags; chocolate and sweets multipack outer plastic packaging; plastic chocolate block wrappers and individual chocolate bar wrappers.
Contact lenseswww.terracycle.com Check website for drop off locations.  They take: any make of soft disposable contact lenses; any brand of contact lens blister packaging and any brand of foil from the contact lens blister packaging.
Crisp packetswww.terracyle.comCheck website for drop off points.  They recycle any brand of crisp packets.
Foreign Bank Notes and CoinsLeprosy MissionPost through the letter box of Adele, 12 Peregrine Gardens or Jonathan at 72 Hartland Way
Foreign/pre-decimal coins and notesThe British Hedgehog Preservation SocietySend to BHPS, Hedgehog House, Dhustone, Ludlow, SY8 3PL
Hand washCarex handwash pumps www.terracycle.comCheck website for available drop off locations.  They accept all Carex handwash refill pouches and caps.They also take Imperial Leather and Bayley’s of Bond Street.
JewelleryBritish Hedgehog Preservation SocietyBroken gold or silver items, e.g. single earrings, broken chains etc.  Send to BHPS, Hedgehog House, Dhustone, Ludlow, SY8 3PL.
Jewellery (not costume)Leprosy MissionPost through the letter box of Adele, 12 Peregrine Gardens or Jonathan at 72 Hartland Way
Laundry Care Recyclingwww.terracycle.com  Check the website for available locations as this is currently a drop off location only.  They accept: all brands of plastic air freshener containers, cartridge caps and car air fresheners; all brands of flexible laundry washing capsules and pods packaging; all brands of flexible dishwasher tablets, Lenor tumble dryer sheets; all brands of tinted fabric conditioner bottles and caps and all brands of flexible wipe packaging and tinted rigid plastic tubs used for home cleaning
Medicine Blister PacksMarie CurieFoil and plastic bubble type can be recycled.  These benefit Marie Curie. SuperDrug in Beckenham and Central Croydon
Hand to Hugh and Helen Aylward at St. George’s
MedalsLeprosy MissionPost through the letter box of Adele, 12 Peregrine Gardens or Jonathan at 72 Hartland Way
Milk Bottle TopsA RochaThese must be plastic.  Please wash and hand to Liz or leave them at 79 Shirley Way.  These are taken on masse to a lady in Beckenham for collection by a Portsmouth Firm who turn them into garden furniture.  Benefit .  Please do not include cola or other tops
Mobile PhonesThe British Hedgehog Preservation SocietyPhones must be working.  Send to BHPS, Hedgehog House, Dhustone, Ludlow, SY8 3PL
Personal care productsBurt’s Bees personal care packaging www.terracycle.comCheck website for available drop off locations.  They will accept all brands: flexible plastic and metallic plastic tubes used for body creams, ointments or moisturisers; flexible plastic packaging used for facial cleansing wipes; eye shadow compacts; lip and cheek highlighter and bronzer sticks; mascara tubes and wands and lipsticks, lip glosses and lip balms.
Plastics – softCo-OpCheck your local Co-op to see if they are collecting soft plastics such as crisp packets, plastic film from food tubs, bread bags
PostcardsLeprosy MissionPost through the letter box of Adele, 12 Peregrine Gardens or Jonathan at 72 Hartland Way
Printer CartridgesBritish Hedgehog Preservation SocietyRing EAH Recycling on 01473 658161. Ask for BHPS freepost envelopes or lager bags.  They cannot accept Epson, Laser or Toner cartridges.
Printer CartridgesBrooke Action for working horses and donkeyswww.thebrooke.org Visit website and check your cartridges for suitability.  Sign up and register to order free recycling box
Printer CartridgesCanonRequest Envelopes – cartridges return to manufacturing process
Printer CartridgesLast Chance Animal RescueRing 01732 865530.  They will send you a box.  When full, call number on box and it will be collected.  A new box will be supplied
Printer CartridgesOther Charitable causesGoogle “use your empty cartridges to help raise money for charity”.  This produces a list of charities to support: Dogs Trust etc.
Printer CartridgesPrinter Cartridge Recyclingwww.printercartridgerecyling.co.uk Visit website.  They pay you for the cartridges.  Minimum value they will accept is £10.  Once reached they will send you a free label for Royal Mail to attach to a box or jiffy bag.  They do not accept Brother or Epson cartridges
SeedsBritish Hedgehog Preservation SocietySurplus seeds.  Send to BHPS, Hedgehog House, Dhustone, Ludlow, SY8 3PL.
StampsBritish Hedgehog Preservation SocietySend used stamps.  Visit www.britishhedgehogs.org.uk for list of addresses.
StampsBrooke Action for Working Horses and DonkeysVisit www.thebrooke.org/get-involved/recycle-cars-cartidges-stamps for details
Water filters – Aqua Optimawww.terracycle.comCheck website for drop off points.  They will recycle: Aqua Optima Evolve+ and Evolve 30 and 60 day water filters; Aqua Optima Universal water filters and Aqua Optima Original 30 and 60 day water filters.
Wipes, cloths and padswww.terracycle.comCheck website for drop off locations.  They recycle: Flash powermop Absorbing pads, Flash Speedmop wet cloths and Flash hand and floor wipes