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Haberdashery

RE-USE

Yes haberdashery can be reused.

REUSE
Where?
If you have haberdashery that you no longer need;

  • You can donate it to Workaid a charity which tackles poverty in developing countries by supplying disadvantaged people with the tools they need to earn a living. If you have tools to donate, please phone 01494 775220 or email admin@workaid.org and you will be put in touch with your nearest area organiser.
  • You can donate it to a charity shop.
  • You can sell them it a car boot sale or use a number of online platforms including Gumtree, Friday-Ad, Facebook selling pages and other online platforms. 
  • You can also give it away for free through Freegle. 

How?
Workaid accept a wide variety of haberdashery including;

  • cotton fabric
  • leather
  • reels of thread
  • scissors
  • pins & needles
  • ribbons & lace
  • elastic
  • zips & buttons
  • hooks & eyes
  • press studs
  • measuring tapes
  • thimbles

See the FULL LIST of accepted items.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Workaid tackles poverty in developing countries by supplying disadvantaged people with the tools they need to earn a living. 
  • Workaid collect unwanted items from all over the UK, repair them and send them to vocational training projects, mostly in East Africa.  They have an efficient network of 100 volunteers who co-ordinate tools collections. 
  • Every year, Workaid helps over 9,000 people break the cycle of poverty and rebuild their lives. They assist projects working with orphans, street children, unemployed teenagers, disabled people, people living with HIV/AIDS, widows and refugees.

Hairdryers

RECYCLE

Hammers

RE-USE

See Tools

Handbags

RE-USE RECYCLE

See Bags

Hardcore

RECYCLE

Yes hardcore can be recycled.

RECYCLED
Where?

  • Please take them to the Brighton Household Waste & Recycling site on Wilson Avenue or the Hove Household Waste & Recycling site on the Old Shoreham Road. See here for exact locations and opening times. For more details contact City Clean on 01273 292929.

How?

  • There is a limit of six small builder’s bags for each household each month.

 

Hats

REDUCE RE-USE RECYCLE

See Clothes

Hazardous Waste & Chemicals

see Chemicals

Header Tape

RE-USE

Hearing Aids

RE-USE

Yes hearing aids can be reused.

REUSE
Where?

  • The Green Centre at Brighton Open Market. More details here.
  • Specsavers Brighton at;
    • 49 North Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1RH
    • 142-143 London Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 4JH
  • Specsavers Hove at;
    • 84 George Street, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 3YE

How?

  • You can donate hearing aids and batteries

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Thanks to the support of Specsavers the hearing aids and batteries are sent to Sound Seekers.
  • Sound Seekers works to secure the future of deaf people in some of the poorest communities of the developing world.
  • All donated hearing aids are cleaned and reconditioned at Sound Seekers' Hearing Aid Refurbishment Project [HARP] in Zambia before being sent on to be used in Cameroon, Malawi, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Zambia.

Hedge cuttings

RECYCLE

Yes hedge cuttings can be recycled.

RECYCLED
Where?

  • For £52 a year you can sign up to Brighton and Hove's Garden Waste collection. You will be given a 240 litre wheelie bin for your garden waste which will be collected every two weeks.
  • You can also take them to the Brighton Household Waste & Recycling site on Wilson Avenue or the Hove Household Waste & Recycling site on the Old Shoreham Road. See here for exact locations and opening times. For more details contact City Clean on 01273 292929.

How?
You can include;

  • Grass cuttings
  • Hedge cuttings
  • Leaves
  • Plants
  • Tree cuttings
  • Twigs

Hedge Trimmers

RE-USE

Highlighters

RECYCLE

Hoes - Garden

RE-USE

Holdalls

RE-USE

See Bags

Hooks & Eyes

RE-USE

Hosepipes

RE-USE

Household Items

RE-USE RECYCLE

Yes household items can be reused. It is not possible to advise you as to whether your household items can be recycled because they are made from too many different kinds of materials.  

REUSE

  • The Green Centre at Brighton Open Market. More details here.
  • You can donate it to a charity shop.
  • You can sell it at a car boot sale or use a number of online platforms including Gumtree, Friday-Ad, Facebook selling pages and other online platforms. 
  • You can also give it away for free through Freegle.