Use the A to Z menu above to find out what items you can reuse or recycle.
If the saucepans are in a reusable condition, consider donating them to a local charity shop.
Alternatively, your local Household Waste Recycling Centre will accept them for metal recycling.
Before recycling old school uniforms, ask if the school has a take back scheme.
Alternatively they can be recycled at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre or recycling banks.
Due to safety, scissors cannot be recycled/disposed of via a kerbside collection.
If the scissors are dull, have a look online to see how you can sharpen them yourself or contact your local DIY/hardware shop for help/advice.
If the scissors are broken, find your nearest Repair Café here to get them repaired.
Alternatively, scissors can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. Please wrap the scissors in newspaper and give them to member of staff.
Most local councils will collect shredded paper via the kerbside recycling service. Some councils will require you to bag the paper to avoid littering.
Please do not put smoke alarms in your residual waste bin, as they should not go to energy from waste plants.
Some local councils will collect shoes as part of their household waste collection. Please click here for more information on what your district council collects.
Otherwise, shoes can be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.
If the shoes are wearable please consider donating them to a charity shop.
You can donate your old spectacles to a charity shop.
Many opticians will also collect your old spectacles.
Unwanted sweet tins can make great storage boxes or sewing/ first aid kits. For ideas on how to reuse sweet tins please click here.
Some local councils will collect these as part of the household waste collection service. Please click here for more information on what your district council collects.
Sweet tins are also accepted at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.