Recycling for Charity.

Our Community Energy group SHARE has joined Terracycle, recycling program, to reduce the amount of plastics that can’t be recycled kerbside and can be used as a valuable resource for KicksCount charity to help reduce UK stillbirths.

Items that you can recycle are:

  • all biscuits & crackers & cake plastic wrappers
  • triggers and pumps off cleaning products and gloves
  • baby food pouches & snack wrappers
  • plastic air fresheners and packaging
  • tops off washing up liquid bottles
  • used toothbrushes, electric heads and packaging and toothpaste tubes
  • all sweets & chocolate wrappers 
  • all crisp & snacks, pringles, popcorn, pretzels & peanut packets
  • clean dry pet food pouches bagged, biscuits and treats packs ALL PETS
  • contact lenses, foil & plastic packing
  • all brands of bread bags
  • all personal care products in soft plastic tubes, inc. all plastics in hair dye kits and the gloves 
Garnier product packaging
snacks and crisp packets
dishwasher and home cleaning packaging
bread wrappers
pet food pouches and packets
Weleda plastic tubes
toothpaste tubes, toothbrushes and toothbrush heads

Join our Facebook group page

PLUS Old mobile phones, cameras, gadgets, used stamps and unwanted jewellery can also be recycled for the Hill Pony Resources charity, who are supporting ponies here on our doorstep

Collection points just added Westmoor Vets Brook Lane, Tavistock, Pets at Home Plymouth Rd. Liskeard and Hurdon Rd. Launceston, Millennium House Pensilva, CO-OP Newport Ind. Est. Launceston, Tre,Pol&Pen Lezant, Play Planet Crelake Ind Est Tavistock and Tavistock Scrapstore in the library building on Plymouth Rd as well as inside Calstock Village Hall, Minions Shop and locations around South Hill parish at St Sampson’s church in the porch, at the Parish Hall (Golberdon) in the porch, at Trevigro by the bench, also instore Callington Tesco by the batteries recycling bin and inside the Tamar Valley Centre at Drakewalls. plus Pirans Playful Piskies softplay, Beeching Park Store Kelly Bray, Stoke Climsland Old School car park shed, Nanny Oakley’s café Biscombes Lane, Callington,  AND Archway Dental, Well Street, Callington.

TESCO (and other supermarkets) recycle your clean plastic carrier bags,  frozen food bags, cling film, shrink wrap off cases of drinks and canned goods, toilet roll packs, in fact all stretchy plastics…  there’s a large dispenser in store beside the recycling for batteries, ink cartridges, low energy light bulbs and our own Recycling for Charity bin. 

There are still a number of plastics that don’t recycle – all black plastic, rigid packaging, crinkly bags, we’re surrounded by it.  SOME people are making ECO Bricks, but its not straight forward and you should find a project first to make sure you have the correct size/shape bottle and know what weight to aim for.

Cornwall Council confirm our recycling is not being dumped in landfill anywhere. A small percentage is reprocessed in Europe, legally, responsibly and ethically. 
SHARE are planning visits to the Materials Recycling Facility(MRF), and the Energy Recovery Centre (CERC) Bodmin, to see the recycling and incinerator converting waste into electricity.

NEW DATES: Bring your hard to recycle items and we’ll sort through them and help you identify the items that we can take through the RECYCLING FOR CHARITY project and what can recycle kerb side. Saturday August 10th morning at St. Ann’s Chapel Fete and afternoon at Lezant Show, Tuesday ugust 13th 1 -4pm Gunnislake Village Hall, Saturday August 17th 2 – 4 pm The Parish Hall Golberdon. Thursday August 22nd 8:30am -10am South Petherwin Methodist Church as part of TEA & TOAST. Please try and make one of these events, they have been very successful and informative. ALL WELCOME !