What To Do With Hard-to-Recycle Items
TerraCycle offers free recycling programmes funded by brands, manufacturers, and retailers to help collect hard-to-recycle waste. There are local Terracycle collection boxes – earning charity donations – in the following local locations:
• Wonderfill – refill shop
35 King’s Road
(closed Monday + Tuesday)
• 3 Windmill Road, TN38 9BY –near Asda.
Contact [email protected] 07905439630
(and the charities that benefit)
• Pet Food
Wet food pouches, pet treats, dry pet food packaging
(Hastings Cat Lovers and Bluebell Ridge)
Pens – felt tips, highlighters, markers, mechanical pencils, correction tape + fluid, fountain pens + ink cartridges
(Glenleigh Primary School – Bexhill)
• Oral products
Toothbrushes, electric heads, toothpaste tubes/floss containers and packaging (RAIN – supports reforestation and agroforestry community projects in Brazil)
• Snack packets
Crisps, nuts, popcorn and pretzels (The Y Centre)
Plastic choc & sweet pouches/bags, multipack outer packaging, individual choc bar wrappers, plastic choc block wrappers. Biscuit, cake, cracker wrappers
(kickscount.org.uk and Seaford Down’s Syndrome and Special Needs Support Group)
• Pringles tubes
Only Pringles brand (Encephalitis Society)
• Ella’s Kitchen
Any brand of baby food pouches/caps, snack packets
(Tots Play, Bexhill and Hastings)
• Tassimo & L’Oreal
Flow wrap packaging, T-Disc, coffee capsules, Kenco eco refill packs, Kenco plastic coffee jar lids (Green Centre, Brighton Open Market)
Separate recycling initiatives
• Bexhill Hospital
Collects plastic milk bottle lids – please drop them in box.
• Snips Hairdressers
(194 Harold Road)
Collection point for mascara wands used in bird rescue.
• Trinity Wholefoods
Collect Weleda packaging
• Boots Chemist
Collects contact lenses and packaging
• The Body Shop
Collects any brand of cosmetic packaging (bottles, tubs, tubes or pots).
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