TRUP - The Re-Use Partnership - is a leading re-use organisation in Thurrock that aims to reduce landfill by providing low-cost goods. It collects and redistributes a wide range of re-useable items in Thurrock and the surrounding area and provides training and volunteering opportunities for a wide range of people.
Find out more about TRUP: The Re-Use Partnership (TRUP)
Freegle is a national grassroots organisation of people who are giving and receiving free unwanted items in their immediate communities. When you want to find a new home for something - whether it's a chair, a fax machine, piano, or an old door - you simply send an e-mail offering it to members of the local Freegle group.
Find out more about Freegle: Freegle in Thurrock
Charity shops work because they can sell items that you no longer need but could still have a second life. Donations ahould be clean and functional. By donating to a charity shop you can help a good cause AND the environment - re-use is even better than recycling.
Find a charity shop in Thurrock: Yell.com - Charity Shops in Thurrock
Find out more about charity shops: Association of Charity Shops
Linford Civic Amenity Site & Household Recycling Centre is located in Buckingham Hill Road, Linford.
The sites accepts a wide range of items for re-use and recycling, as well as non-recyclable items.
Find out more about the site: Linford Civic Amenity Site & Household Recycling Centre
Thurrock Council provides a bulky household waste collection service. There is a charge for this service, which may vary depending on the number of items to be collected. Bulky waste includes furniture, refridgeration units, 'white goods', hi-fis, televisions and computer equipment.
Find out more about bulky household waste collections: Household Bulky Waste Collections