Avoid waste and support charities by recycling

Council Recycling 2017-8

Complete information including Council Sites can be found under ‘waste and recycling’ on the Northumberland County Council site at http://www.northumberland.gov.uk 
 
Recycling for Charity 2017-8* 

We recycle the following:to sell and raise money for these charities:
Usable clothes, clean material, curtains, leather shoes, ink cartridges, postcards, watches and jewellery

Shelterbox

Justice and Peace Refugee Project, Summerhill Grove, Newcastle

 


We also collect the following:to forward to these charities: 
Used stamps, old coins

Spectacles

CDs, DVDs and Vinyl LPs

Sheets, blankets, pillows, cushions, sleeping bags, quilts, duvets (not mattresses) 
St Oswald's Hospice and  Oxfam, Durham

Eye patients in Third World, via Alnwick and Morpeth Lions

Oxfam,  Jesmond

West End Refugee Services, Newcastle and
Justice and Peace Refugee Project, Summerhill Grove, Newcastle



Please note 
1 All the money raised goes to charity, no admin costs. Please see https://sites.google.com/site/justiceandpeacegroupamble/ for amounts raised in recent years. Our accounts are available for review
2 If you wish to donate, please telephone James Cox on 01665 714 758 if collection required (local collection only)
3 We do not recycle second hand books but they can be left at the bookstall at the back of St Lawrence's Warkworth where they are recycled in aid of church funds or they can be donated to numerous local charity shops
4 We do not recycle VHS videos, or cassettes but the Alnwick Waste Disposal site has been recycling VHS videos as hard plastic
5 We do not recycle televisions, beds and furniture but there are various charities that may collect these larger items - for example the British Heart Foundation Furniture Store in Byker will collect in our area (0191 283 5370)

 The Justice and Peace Group, Sacred Heart and St Cuthbert's Church, Amble, Northumberland, NE65 0LE 


*Updated 3.10.17