Reuse: donate items to charity

Find a charity shop near you

If you're having a clear out, don't forget you can take your things to a local charity shop. 

Donate furniture and electrical goods

The British Heart Foundation and Emmaus take unwanted furniture and electrical goods to be used again. They also provide a collection service so it’s really easy:

Give away or swap with others 

You can: 

  • swap your books at the swapping area in Carshalton Beeches station and at The Pavilion Cafe in Oaks Park
  • organise a party to swap clothes - find out more from Swish
  • use Freecycle, an online tools to help you give stuff away or swap with others - Freecycle
  • use Freegle, an online tool to pair you up with someone who needs your unwanted stuff - Freegle