Recycle your
items in store

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Recycle unusable items at your local Barnardo’s store, to help raise vital funds for the UK’s most vulnerable children.

Why recycle with Barnardo’s?

Recycling unusable goods in store is a quick and simple way to raise vital funds for Barnardo’s, whilst reducing the amount of waste which ends up in landfill.

Recycling helps lower the demand for raw materials, and is one way in which our community can help protect the environment.

Any goods you donate will be recycled and put to good use, whilst helping transform the lives of vulnerable young people.

What can I recycle with Barnardo’s?

Recycling with us couldn’t be easier. Simply drop your items in your local store and we’ll do the rest!

If we can’t sell it, we can still raise funds through recycling the following:

Broken jewellery

  • Damaged or broken gold and silver jewellery
  • Costume jewellery
  • Damaged or broken watches

Currency and coins

  • Banknotes and coins (any currency)
  • Outdated or unchangeable currency

Mobile phones and electrical gadgets (damaged or broken)

  • Mobile phones
  • Video and digital cameras
  • Old film camera’s including SLR’s & lenses
  • Sat Navs
  • Games consoles, games and accessories
  • IPod & MP3 players
  • Tablet computers and laptops


  • Loose & single stamps
  • Stamp albums
  • First day covers/presentation packs
  • Collections
  • Postcard collections

Please do not include any ink or toner cartridges.

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