A to Z of waste and recyclable items

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Re-use organisation

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.

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 email offering it to members of the local Freegle group.

Find out more about Freegle.

Charity shop

Charity shops work because they can sell items that you no longer need but could still have a second life. Donations should 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.

Linford Household Waste and Recycling Centre

Linford Household Waste and Recycling Centre is located in Buckingham Hill Road, Linford, SS17 0PP.

The site accepts a wide range of items for re-use and recycling, as well as non-recyclable items.

Find out more about Linford Household Waste and Recycling Centre.

Green/Grey wheeled bin (non-recyclable waste)

Your green or grey bin is for household collections of non-recyclable waste. Green/grey bins are collected weekly on the same day as your blue bin (recyclable) and brown bin (kitchen and garden) collections. No side waste or excess bags/sacks will be collected with your green/grey bin.

Find out more about what goes in your bins.