The WasteNot List

Household

Items include: light bulbs, smoke alarms, cleaning products, sponges, mops, buckets, ironing board, clothes airer, batteries, clothes pegs, bins, laundry detergent, mops, washing up liquid

Sell or Donate

  1. You can donate cleaning products to food banks.
  2. You can sell your second hand goods through websites such as ebayFacebookPreloved and Gumtree.
  3. You can donate your unwanted items via websites such as FreecycleFreegle and Freeloved.

Buy or Receive

  1. You can receive cleaning products from food banks.
  2. You can buy second hand goods through websites such as ebayFacebookPreloved and Gumtree.
  3. You can receive free items via websites such as FreecycleFreegle and Freeloved.

Recycle

Find your local recycling centre

The Air, Home and Laundry Care Recycling Programme recycles

  • All brands of plastic air freshener containers, cartridge caps and car air fresheners
  • All brands of flexible wipe packaging and tinted rigid plastic tubs used for home cleaning
  • All brands of tinted fabric conditioner bottles and caps
  • Lenor tumble dryer sheets
  • All brands of flexible dishwasher tablets
  • All brands of flexible laundry washing capsules and pods packaging
  • Find drop-off locations

Get Creative ~ Repurpose

Waste

Some things simply cannot be reused, recycled or repurposed.
Before buying them ask yourself if you really need them?

Hazardous chemicals need to be disposed of appropriately. Search here to find a local hazardous waste disposal service near you.

Many supermarkets and shops have a place to drop off your used batteries.


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