National Organisations for Donations and Recycling 

The website Reduce, Reuse Recycle has a wealth of ideas for recycling:

http://www.reducereuserecycle.co.uk/greenarticles/where_can_i_recycle.php

 

Recycling for good causes takes all sorts, including various small electricals, jewellery and old or foreign currency.

https://www.recyclingforgoodcauses.org

 

Terracycle recycle the “non-recyclable” 

https://www.terracycle.com/en-GB/

https://www.freecycle.org

https://olioex.com

 

Other ideas for clothing donation are;

https://smartworks.org.uk/get-involved/donate-clothes/

https://www.bhf.org.uk/shop/donating-goods/post-your-donations

https://england.shelter.org.uk/support_us/shops/donate_to_a_shelter_shop/pack_and_post

https://www.turtle-doves.co.uk/pages/recycle-my-cashmere-jumper

Turtle dove will make a pair of wrist warmers out of your old cashmere jumper for you.

 

Smalls For All collect bras (and unused pants),

https://www.smallsforall.org

 

Takes wedding dresses and turns them into gowns for still born babies.

https://cherishedgowns.org.uk

 

Peta take fur for demonstrations and also donate them to refugees.

https://www.peta.org.uk/action/donate-fur-peta/

Many wildlife rescues will also take fur to use for orphaned wildlife, but obviously, check with your rescue first.

 

Many charity shops take shoes.  In addition, try the following charities;

https://www.shoeaid.co.uk

https://www.nike.com/gb/help/a/recycle-shoes

https://www.salsshoes.com/send-us-your-shoes-1

https://www.unicef.org.uk/rights-respecting-schools/resources/shoeshare/

 

Almost all charity shops take books to sell.  

In addition, many schools, hospitals, libraries, and retirement homes may be happy to take your unwanted books,

although please check with them first.

https://books2africa.org/donatebooks/

https://www.school-aid.org

https://www.bookcrossing.com 

is a simply fascinating idea for a book worm like me! 

http://bookmooch.comtoo!

 

Craft supplies;

https://www.crafting4good.org

https://communityrepaint.org.uk