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Fitted items such as doors, window frames, and cupboards

Reduce

Where possible consider repairing broken items. 

Reuse

Before you throw anything away why not see if it can be reused or upcycled. There are lots of ways this can be done: 

Reuse shop 

Staffordshire recycling centres have a reuse area where items in good condition can be donated where they will be taken to the reuse shop located on the Cannock Recycling Centre. 

Charity shops

Charity shops accept a wide variety of items. Please contact your local charity shop for more information on what they can accept. A number of charities in Staffordshire will happily collect your unwanted large household items if they are in good condition. 

Reuse networks

Reuse networks such as Freecycle, Freegle and Ecobees allow members to advertise goods for reuse or sharing through local groups and forums. Membership and advertising is free and everything offered must also be free. 

Sell

There are a variety of online selling arenas, such as ebay. Other options are advertising in the local paper, or news agent’s window. If you have quite a few items why not consider a car boot sale? 

Upcycle it

How about being creative and turning an old item into something stylish?  

Recycle (restrictions apply)

You can take up to 1 cubic metre (1m3), broadly equivalent to a load that can be brought to the recycling centre in a family car, every six months.

Your local council also offers a bulky waste collection. Check your local council for further information and charges.

For restricted waste, residents may be required to complete a ‘disclaimer form’ to declare that the waste is from their household, has not arisen as a result of commercial use and to acknowledge that a limit applies to the quantities of waste they are entitled to deposit at the recycling centre.

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Baddesley Ensor

Lower House Lane, Baddesley Ensor, Atherstone, CV9 2QA
  

Biddulph

Bemersley Road, Biddulph, ST8 7QT
  

Bilbrook

Pendeford Mill Lane, Codsall, WV8 1JJ
  

Burntwood

Ring Road, Chase Terrace, Burntwood, WS7 3JQ
  

Burton

Centurion Way (off Shobnall Road), Burton upon Trent, DE14 2AU (use DE14 2AY for SatNav)
  

Cannock

Lichfield Road, Cannock, WS11 8NQ
  

Cheadle

Tower Crane Drive, Off New Haden Road, Cheadle, ST10 1FB
  

Leek

Fowlchurch Road, Leek, ST13 6BH
  

Lichfield

Witley Drive, Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, WS13 6EU
  

Newcastle

Leycett Lane, Newcastle, ST5 6AD
  

Rugeley

Station Road, Rugeley, WS15 2HE
  

Stafford

St. Albans Road, Stafford, ST16 3DR
  

Stone

Beacon Road / Opal Way, Stone Business Park, Aston, ST15 0NN
  

Uttoxeter

Robert Bakewell Way, Uttoxeter, ST14 5AU (Not SatNav compatible)
  

Wombourne

Botterham Lane, Wombourne, DY3 4RA

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