How To Donate Items To Be Recycled

Brent Lodge Recycling Schemes & Partnerships

Brent Lodge participates in a number of recycling schemes, run by third-party organisations. Through our involvement with these schemes, we are able to receive much needed income in return for the items we send to be recycled.

East London Textiles

Textiles, Bric-a-Brac & Books

Brent Lodge is delighted to be working with East London Textiles, a recycling company which collects unsaleable textiles, bric-a-brac and small electrical appliances (excludes microwaves). If, for whatever reason, an item is unsaleable at our shops – for example, chipped crockery, or stained / torn textiles – Brent Lodge still receives some funding from it, through East London Textiles

So, please do not throw that old dress or coat in the landfill – Brent Lodge would be delighted to recycle it on your behalf, which benefits both the environment and the charity!

The above items should be sent or delivered to the Brent Lodge hospital, or any one of our charity shops (see right or below for our addresses), for recycling.

World of Books

We have a relationship with World of Books, where we can recycle waste, surplus or unsold books  directly to them. We benefit by a significant sum as well as making considerable savings in waste disposal costs.

The above items should be sent or delivered to the Brent Lodge hospital, or any one of our charity shops (see right or below for our addresses), for recycling.

Recycling for Good Causes

If you have any gold, silver, odd earrings, broken chains, costume jewellery or watches, you can recycle them at no cost to yourself whilst making money for Brent Lodge, through the “Recycling for Good Causes” organisation.

Recycling for Good Causes recycles:

  • Any jewellery – gold, silver, costume jewellery, watches, broken & damaged items (like odd earrings, snapped chains or items with missing stones).
  •  Unwanted banknotes from any country, of any age – so all of those obsolete pre-euro notes are a perfect start!
  • Mobile phones, cameras & gadgets.
  • Stamps.

Jewellery & Banknotes

Recycling for Good Causes will reuse and recycle jewellery and banknotes, giving the proceeds to Brent Lodge, whilst saving the precious raw materials from being wasted.

You can donate all your broken and unwanted jewellery to raise money for Brent Lodge Bird and
Wildlife Trust.

If you have any gold, silver, odd earrings, broken chains, costume jewellery and
watches, you can recycle them at no cost to you whilst making money for Brent Lodge.

We can recycle:
• Any jewellery – gold, silver, costume jewellery, watches, broken and damaged items (like odd
earrings, snapped chains or items with missing stones).
• Any unwanted banknotes – old and new, UK and foreign banknotes, including all the pre Euro notes
that are now worthless to you.

If you would like to send your jewellery and banknote recycling to us, simply wrap, pack, print label
and send!

Use your own envelope or jiffy bag, no bigger than A5 in size, and post free of charge by printing out
the  FREEPOST label below and attaching to your envelope.

*Please do not send coins to the Freepost address above, as the postage costs to us would far outweigh your donation.

Mobile Phones, Cameras & Gadgets

If you would like to donate mobile phones, cameras, or gadgets, please send or deliver your items to the Brent Lodge hospital, or any one of our charity shops (see right or below for our addresses).

Stamps

You can now donate your used stamps to raise much needed funds for Brent Lodge!  All kinds of stamps are welcome, on or off paper.

Simply cut or carefully rip the postage stamp from the used envelope, being careful that you don’t damage the stamp. Once you have a collection, pop them in an envelope, apply the correct postage, then send to the following Recycling for Good Causes (Stamps) address:

BRENT LODGE BIRD AND WILDLIFE TRUST
PO BOX 16992
SUTTON COLDFIELD
B73 9YA

*Postage needs to be applied to donations of stamps – the above is not a Freepost address.

Larger Items

If you would be interested in collecting larger items on behalf of Brent Lodge, you could start your own Recycling Project with Recycling for Good Causes!

For further information, please email info@recyclingforgoodcauses.org or telephone on 0800-633-5323.

Car Take Back

We are proud to be in partnership with Car Take Back.

Car Take Back offers a fantastic free service that allows people to arrange to have unwanted vehicles scrapped through their website. The vehicles are collected and transported to a registered recycle centre – for free!

When the Car Take Back website is visited through tapping on this link, the funds generated from that scrapping are then donated directly to Brent Lodge!

www.charitycar.co.uk/brent-lodge-wildlife-hospital

So, next time you need to scrap your vehicle, please consider helping both Brent Lodge and the environment by arranging for free disposal via our Car Take Back page.

Other Items On Our Recycling List

If you have any other items that are mentioned on our recycle list but not specifically referred to above, please send or deliver them to the Brent Lodge hospital, or any one of our charity shops (see right or below for our addresses).

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