Recycling Guide

 

A 'What and Where Guide' to recycling items at local collection centres or through charities, shops and national collecting schemes

 

There is more information about the commodities highlighted at recycle-more.co.uk

 

Aluminium cans

'Brown Bin' or Household WRCScott Close, Andover, SP10 5NU,

Aluminium foil

Local Recycling Centres

Banknotes & Currency 

Naomi House (any British or foreign, old or new)

Other charities via Recycling For Good Causes 

Batteries

Argos, ASDA, Homebase, Sainsbury, Tesco, The Range

Beverage Cartons

Local Recycling Centres

Books (antiquarian)

Martin Smith (Penton Village & Hungerford) 

Winchester Second-hand Bookshop

(10a St Georges Street, WINCHESTER, SO23 8BG, 01962 855 630)

Winchester Cathedral Bookshop

(The Close, Winchester Cathedral, SO23 9LS, 01962 857 200)

Oxfam Books and Music

(74 Parchment Street, WINCHESTER, SO23 8AT, 01962 841 627

The Book Guide (Hampshire)

Book Bank

Local Recycling Centres

Books For Free 

Healthy Planet Shop in the Chantry Centre, Andover

Take, donate or swap.

Books (any)

 

Charity shops

 

or Chilbolton and Wherwell Coffee Mornings

 

BRITA filters

Argos, Homebase, Tesco, The Range

Cameras 

Charities via Rethink Recycling Appeal UK

Car Batteries

Halfords (Enham Arch, Andover, SP10 4DU)

CDs and DVDs

Music Magpie or Charities via Rethink Recycling Appeal UK 

or Chilbolton and Wherwell Coffee Mornings

Clothing

Music Magpie or Local Recycling Centres

or recycle via Clothes for Charity (£200 per tonne)

COINSTAR

ASDA, Sainsbury

(A self service machine for converting loose change)

Computers (ancient)

The Computing History Museum (Cambridge) accepts

 *   Computers, Calculators and Comptometers

 *   Computer Peripherals and Cables

 *   Software on Tape, Floppy Disk or Paper Tape

 *   Manuals, User Guides, Magazines and Books

 *   Merchandising and Promotional Items

Computers (modern)

See "Electrical Goods"  & "Laptops" below,

or Household WRC, Scott Close, Andover, SP10 5NU

Electrical Goods

(including phones, computers, TVs, white goods, brown goods)

British Heart Shop (Andover Town Centre) &

Naomi House (WEEE via eeecycle)

WEEE is Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment - anything with a plug or battery

Engine Oil 

Household WRC, Scott Close, Andover, SP10 5NU 

Flourescent Tubes

Household WRC, Scott Close, Andover, SP10 5NU

FREECYCLE

Free Noticeboard for WANTED & OFFERS  in Andover area

Furniture

British Heart Shop (Andover Town Centre),

Twice As Nice (Walworth, Andover, SP10 5AR)

Games & Consoles 

Music Magpie or Charities via Rethink Recycling Appeal UK  

Garden Waste

Household WRC, Scott Close, Andover, SP10 5NU 

Glass bottles/jars

Local Recycling Centres

iPads

Music Magpie or Charities via Rethink Recycling Appeal UK 

Jewellery

Charities via Recycling For Good Causes 

Kindle

Music Magpie 

Knitting Wool

Phyllis Harding, Wherwell (01264 860 723)

(Knitting Group makes garments for Africa)

Laptops & Tablets

Music Magpie or Charities via Rethink Recycling Appeal UK 

Low Energy Bulbs

Homebase, Tesco

Household WRC, Scott Close, Andover, SP10 5NU

Militaria

at Collectables at Reading Collectors Centre 

Milk Bottle Tops (plastic)

Downs Benefice Office   (01962 880845)

Andover VIPS (Visually Impaired People) at Bordon Gates car park (behind Sainsbury's in Bridge Street) - 10am to 2pm, Tues. & Weds. else Keens House reception (near Asda).

Mobile Phones

Music Magpie

Oxfam, Children in Need, PDSA, Cancer Research,

or other charities via The Recycling Factory or

Recycling For Good Causes or Rethink Recycling Appeal UK

Model Railway / Cars

JW Toys at Reading Collectors Centre 

Motor Cars & Vans 

GIVEaCAR is a not-for-profit social enterprise with nationwide salvage partners (Andover & Basingstoke) which has raised money for over 1000 charities - free collection.

Motorbikes

Scrap a motorbike for Charity using GIVEaCAR 

Estimate of donation is £20 (under 50cc) or 75% Salvage Value (minimum £40 for over 100cc) - FREE collection.

Music Bank

Local Recycling Centres

Paint (in tin/container)

Household WRC, Scott Close, Andover, SP10 5NU 

Paper, Cardboard

'Brown Bin' or Local Recycling Centres 

Pet Food &

Pet Accessories

Pets At Home (Enham Arch, Andover, SP10 4DU)

(for Cats PL, Dogs Trust, Greyhound Trust)

Plastic Bottles

'Brown Bin' or Local Recycling Centres

Postcards

AT Collectables at Reading Collectors Centre

Printer Cartridges 

most Charity Shops, Tesco   (worth Clubcard points)

NB: Cartridge World,   Andover, SP10 1BH takes ANY make

Other charities via

The Recycling Factory or Rethink Recycling Appeal UK 

Sat Navs

Music Magpie or Charities via Rethink Recycling Appeal UK  

Shoes

Local Recycling Centres

Shrinkwrap &

Plastic Bags

Sainsbury (Andover North)

Spectacles

most Opticians in Andover Town Centre

(for the Third World)

Sodastream refills

The Range

Steel    ('tins') 'Brown Bin' or Household WRCScott Close, Andover, SP10 5NU,

Textiles

ACP (for Air Ambulance)   & Naomi House

Tools (not garden/power)

 

Andrew Flanagan (01264 860 560)

 

for Tools For Self Reliance

 

Towels (& newspaper)

Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital,  

Newton Tony, SP4 0HW

Used Postage Stamps

Downs Benefice Office   (01962 880845),

Naomi House

Used Stamps for Charity

(Guide to Value at least £10/kilo)

Vintage Toys

 JW Toys at Reading Collectors Centre

Vintage Record Players

Bill Shannon at Reborn Records

Vintage Vinyl Records

Just Imagination Memorabilia at Reading Collectors Centre

Sweet Memories (Portsmouth),   Reborn Records (Dorset),

The Record Man (Winchester),  

The Sound Machine (Reading) or UK-wide at Hot Frog

Watches 

Donate to charity using Recycling For Good Causes

Wood

Household WRC, Scott Close, Andover, SP10 5NU 

 

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