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Donate your unwanted items to charity when you move out of University accommodation

Recycle your unwanted items rather than sending them to landfill, before you head home this summer.

What to donate and where

These items can be left in the donation crates and clear bags in the kitchens of University accommodation:

  • Crockery, glassware, pots and pans
  • Non-perishable and food, such as tea bags, tins, cereal, biscuits, cleaning products
  • Electrical items, such as toasters, kettles, printers, phone chargers, rice cookers, hair dryers
  • Good condition stationery, books, games, CDs, clothes etc

Toiletries and laundry detergents, such as shampoo, skincare, body wash, deodorant, toothpaste. Leave these items in your nearest campus or city laundrette.

Clothes, books, CDs and DVDs can be left in the red British Heart Foundation donation banks, located outside:

Campus accommodation

  • Eastwood house number 27
  • Eastwood house numbers 9 and 10
  • The entrance to block B of The Quads
  • Brendon Court
  • Polden Court
  • The Westwood Operations Office
  • Behind the East Accommodation Centre

City accommodation

  • John Wood complex
  • Thornbank Gardens
  • Pulteney Court

All donation points across the city can be viewed on the Student Community Partnership Donation Map

Oldfield Park

  • Dartmouth Avenue

Use your normal waste and recycling bins for all other waste.

When to donate

Donation points are open now and are available until the end of your accommodation contract.

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