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Recycling Groups and Campaigns

Information on where to dispose of non-recyclable items, finding a new home for your unwanted items plus lots of tips on how to reduce waste and recycle more.

offsite link to ALUPRO

Visit ALUPRO (opens new window) - working to maximise the UK's recycling rate for aluminium packaging.

British Heart Foundation
offsite link to The British Heart Foundation

Visit the British Heart Foundation - Furniture and Electrical Stores (opens new window) - over 170 Furniture and Electrical stores across the UK selling sofas, dining sets, beds and more. Pop down to your local store today and find a bargain.

offsite link to Freecycle

Visit Freecycle (opens new window) - grassroots, non-profit movement of people who are giving (and receiving) stuff for free in their towns.

Get Composting Scheme
offsite link to Home Composting Scheme

Visit Get Composting (opens new window) - Essex County Council has teamed up with to provide reduced priced environmental products such as home compost bins, water butts and more.

Green Jobs
offsite link to Green Jobs

 Visit Green Jobs (opens new window) - find your perfect green job here.

Keep It Clear Campaign
offsite link to Keep it Clear

Visit Keep It Clear (opens new window) - keep household waste out of the drains.


Lighthouse Furniture Project
offsite link to the Lighthouse Furniture Project

Visit the Lighthouse Furniture Project (opens new window) - prevent reusable items going to landfill and re-use them to help those in need by providing good quality second-hand furniture and household items at affordable prices.

Love Essex
Decorative image showing the Love Essex brand logo

Visit Love Essex (opens new window) - find your nearest recycling centre, where to dispose of non-recyclable items and tips on reducing waste.

Love Food Hate Waste
offsite link to Love Food Hate Waste

Visit Love Food Hate Waste (opens new window) - save money and waste less, from ideas on making the most of your food each month to lunching for free.

Ollie Recycles
offsite link to Ollie's World

Visit Ollie's World (opens new window) - Ollie's World maximises the power of the Internet by showcasing examples of sustainable practices, developed in homes, schools and businesses from around the world grouped in a child-friendly, comprehensive resource centre.

Image showing the Re-cycle brand logo - helping more people access bikes throughout Africa.

Visit Re-cycle (opens new window) - helping more people access bikes throughout Africa

Recycle Now
offsite link to Recycle Now

Visit Recycle Now (opens new window) - what you can recycle and where.

Think Cans
offsite link to Think Cans

Visit Think Cans (opens new window) - 86% of drink cans sold in the UK are made from aluminium. Learn more about how you can recycle them.