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.

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Recycling for charity

SHARE is saving valuable resources being wasted. These plastic items are sent to TERRACYCLE to be made into new products like park benches & waterbutts and credit KICKS COUNT charity, who aim to reduce the UK’s still-birth rate. We have set up a number of collection points to drop your items – at the entrance […]Read More »

Recycling for Charity 6 months in

We have just redeemed our 1st 6 months of recycling and have earned 76,811 points (£768.11) for Kicks Count charity. Points Earned via the 13 programs we were signed up for:- Crisp Packets 16,590 Toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes 4,900 Sweets 3,808 Bread Bags 4,443 Biscuits, crackers, cakes (inc mini chedders) 27,940 Personal Care and Beauty 1,780 […]Read More »

Recycling For Charity - help for the confused

See also our web page here… in partnership with The waste that SHARE collects for recycling is sent to a company called Terracycle, where it is sorted by type and then goes on to be made into other products such as picnic benches, furniture, garden planters, playground equipment, watering cans… By agreement with certain manufacturers […]Read More »

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Full list of items that you can recycle:

  • all biscuits & crackers & cake  wrappers, no trays
  • triggers & pumps off bottles and latex style gloves
  • baby food pouches and lids & snack wrappers
  • plastic air fresheners and packaging
  • flexible packets from dishwasher tablets, salts and stain remover
  • used toothbrushes, electric heads, toothpaste tubes and dental floss packaging

The manufacturers sponsor the programs and dictate the items accepted so please stick to the lists above. There are 13 programs we’re signed up for, if it’s not listed, we dont take it. THANK YOU.

Join us on any Friday 10am – 12 noon at Golberdon and see the operation in action. Text 07305 044049 email SHARE@south-hill.co.uk for any questions.

  • all sweets & chocolate wrappers  no foil or paper
  • all crisp & snacks, pringles, popcorn, pretzels & peanut packets
  • clean dry pet food pouches bagged, biscuits and treats packs ALL PETS
  • all personal care products in soft plastic tubes, inc. all plastics in hair dye kits and disposable gloves 
  • Lip sticks, balm & lip gloss, mascara & eye shadow compacts

ALL items must be sorted into the different programmes, not mixed. We cant handle and sort your items any more. If you cant divide your crisps from your biscuits, dont except us to!

We have temporarily removed collection points due to the COVID 19 virus and will phase back in collecting again at some stage. IF you have a large quantity of any sorted items email me and I’ll see if I can organise something for you. Thank you. SHARE@south-hill.co.uk

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 https://www.facebook.com/groups/832979876753455

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 https://hillponyresources.weebly.com/

Collection points   Pets at Home Plymouth Rd. Liskeard,  Minions PO Shop, outside the Parish Hall Upton Cross, Coads Green old phone box, outside South Petherwin METHODIST Church, Pets at Home Hurdon Rd take all pet items in Launceston, M4KE 4 Race Hill, Launceston Library, Tesco Tavistock Rd. Launceston, Tre,Pol&Pen Lezant, Tavistock Tesco, Morrisons, Westmoor Vets Brook Lane, Play Planet Crelake Ind Est.  the library lobby Plymouth Rd. and ALL pet items to Mole Valley Farmers Tavistock. Number 4 the Orchard Gunnislake, White Hart pub Chilsworthy, instore Callington Tesco 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 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. 

TESCO (and other supermarkets) recycle your clean plastic carrier bags,  frozen food bags, shrink wrap off cases of drinks and canned goods, toilet roll packs, postal packaging in fact all stretchy plastics.  

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. 
In August SHARE visited the Materials Recycling Facility(MRF), and the Energy Recovery Centre (CERC) Bodmin, to see the recycling and incinerator converting waste into electricity.

Please try and attend one of our sorting events, they have been very successful and informative. ALL WELCOME ! Email SHARE@south-hill.co.uk