Choose a sub category to find out where to donate or recycle specialist equipment.
Sistema England is a charity founded by Julian Lloyd Webber, working to help children, young people and their communities through the power of music. Donate any orchestral musical instrument that is in working order.
Tools with a Mission charity will collect old hand and electrical tools as well as old sewing machines working and non working tools. They refurbish them, sort them into trade kits and send them across the world for livelihood creation.
Mens in Sheds charity brings together men that are lonely and isolated through fixing broken items in a community space.
Find a local project to see if they want donations of any tools, or items that could be fixed.
NB Some equipment will have a label on with a phone number to ring the supplier who may come to collect.
Limbcare accept prosthetic limbs, orthotic parts, mobility aids including crutches. frames and wheelchairs. They can arrange pick up across the UK.
NRS is the main supplier of disability aids and mobility equipment to the NHS. All equipment will have a barcode. Contact them to arrange return.
Betts Environmental please contact Cathy Law 01562 740220 for collection points of X-Rays across the UK. Betts also offer other recycling solutions.
Most opticians have a collection bin where you can drop off unwanted spectacles for third world countries.
Lions Club have currently paused collection of reading glasses, but keep an eye out for an announcement as lockdown eases.
Medication must go back to the chemist/surgery for safe disposal.