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Recycling @ Open Market

Find below a list of items you can bring to the Open Market for re-use and recycling. The items are listed in alpahbetical sections, so Aluminium Foil is under A, Batteries are under B and so on. Click on the appropriate section header to view the items within it.

Many of these items will help support other charities including Right Hearts Against Poverty KenyaCoffee KidsDECLupus UK, Lupus Brighton and Hove, Pens for Kids, Omushana, IT skills 4 Rural KenyaRNIBSurvival InternationalVision Aid Overseas, Faith School Busia Uganda, St John Leonard's Scool Uganda , and Workaid.

It is VERY IMPORTANT you read about the condition of the materials that we want. You will find this information by clicking "more details".

  • A - Aluminium Cans, Aluminium, Air & Home Care packaging, Air Fresheners & Packaging, Aluminium FoilMore details
    • Aluminium Cans

       - please make sure the can is aluminium. Test with a magnet. If non-magnetic it is aluminium.
    • Aluminium

       - please make sure it is aluminium. Test with a magnet. If non-magnetic it is aluminium.
    • Air & Home Care packaging

       - air & home care trigger heads, pumps, & caps (kitchen & bathroom cleaner sprays), plastic air fresheners, air freshener cartridges & packaging (minus the cardboard)
    • Air Fresheners & Packaging

       - plastic air fresheners, air freshener cartridges & packaging (minus the cardboard)
    • Aluminium Foil

       - we can only accept clean foil.
  • B - Bags, Batteries, Bedding, Biscuit Wrappers, Books, Brass, Bric-a-Brac, BrasMore details
    • Bags

       - we can accept any kind of bag including handbags, holdalls, rucksacks, etc.
    • Batteries

    • Bedding

       - we can accept clean bedding.
    • Biscuit Wrappers

       -  we can accept sweet biscuit wrappers, any brand. We are unable to accept wrappers with silver on the inside.
    • Books

       - we can accept any books.
    • Brass

       -  we can accept brass ornaments, fittings, etc.
    • Bric-a-Brac

    • Bras

       - we can accept any style of bra.
  • C - Carrier Bags, CDs, Clothes, Coins, Coffee Packaging, Cooking Oil, Copper, CorksMore details
    • Carrier Bags

    • CDs

    • Clothes

       - in any condition - not wet & not excessively ripped.
    • Coins

       - (Old British currency & Foreign Currency)
    • Coffee Packaging

       - only KENCO coffee jar lids and refill packs
    • Cooking Oil

       - (only vegetable, olive, rapeseed)
    • Copper

       - (inc small pieces of pipe/wire, etc)
    • Corks

       - (not plastic ones)
  • D - DVDsMore details
    • DVDs

  • E - Elastic Bands, Electric Cable, Ellas Kitchen Food PouchesMore details
    • Elastic Bands

       - (Royal Mail)
    • Electric Cable

    • Ellas Kitchen Food Pouches

  • F - Felt Pens, Foreign Currency, Febreze packagingMore details
    • Felt Pens

       - (no longer working)
    • Foreign Currency

    • Febreze packaging

       - air & home care trigger heads, pumps, & caps (kitchen & bathroom cleaner sprays), plastic air fresheners, air freshener cartridges & packaging (minus the cardboard)
  • G - GlassesMore details
    • Glasses

  • H - Hats, Highlighters, Home cleaning wipesMore details
    • Hats

    • Highlighters

       - (no longer working)
    • Home cleaning wipes

       - all brands and sizes of flexible wipe packaging for home cleaning products NOT baby wipes or face / hand wipes
  • J - JewelleryMore details
    • Jewellery

       - (inc broken)
  • M - Milk Bottle Tops, Mobile PhonesMore details
    • Milk Bottle Tops

    • Mobile Phones

  • P - Pens, Pens & Pencils, Postage Stamps, Printer CartridgesMore details
    • Pens

       - (broken)
    • Pens & Pencils

       - (working)
    • Postage Stamps

    • Printer Cartridges

  • R - Rubber BandsMore details
    • Rubber Bands

       - (Royal Mail)
  • S - School Equipment, Shoes, SpectaclesMore details
    • School Equipment

       - (text books, reading books, rulers, rubbers, calculators, etc)
    • Shoes

       - (any condition)
    • Spectacles

  • T - Textiles, Tippex Bottles, Tassimo Pods & packagingMore details
    • Textiles

       - (any condition, including clothes, bedding, linens, etc)
    • Tippex Bottles

    • Tassimo Pods & packaging

       - please make sure these are in a carrier bag.