Recycling

Friday 18 March is Global Recycling Day 2022 and GiffGaff have written an article on 10 good apps (all free) to help cut waste. Check it out at https://www.giffgaff.com/blog/10-apps-to-cut-waste/

Martin Lewis’ ‘money saving expert’ also has some tips atΒ https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/green-moneysaving-easy-ways-to-reduce-reuse-recycle/

Local Recycling Options

Bookshttps://www.ziffit.com/en-gb/Β and https://www.webuybooks.co.uk

Bottle TopsΒ (Plastic only) – Lowdham Womens Institute. Please leave in plastic bag in Porch. They go to a cancer hospital in Mansfield

Bras / pants – https://www.smallsforall.org/underwear/

Clothes – Lowdham Co-op car park

Electrics – B&Q Netherfield Store Exit

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Glass – Lowdham Village Hall

Ink Cartridges – Lowdham Co-op Store (by notice board)

Medicine Blister Packs (Empty!) – https://www.terracycle.com/en-GB/brigades/medicine-packet-uk

Soft Plastic – Lowdham Co-op Store (by tills) – Roughly described as if you scrunch it up then it spring back. The Co-op will also give you a yellow bag to recycle your plastic (ask at the tills). The Co-op are proactive in recycling and champion it within their stores. The plastic is taken back to their depot and responsibly recycled through a professional firm. We have asked them for more information to highlight the good work they do.

Old Specs – Specsavers in Bingham have a donations bucket, probably other stores too

Tetrapacks (with tops) – Southwell Leisure Centre

 

Other – Charity Shops eg Notts Hospice in Burton Joyce