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Thursday, 30 August 2012

Have a summer clearout and recycle in Richmond

With September fast approaching, Richmond Council is encouraging people to consider a late summer wardrobe clearout and take unwanted items to one of several new textile recycling banks around the borough.

Since July, European Recycling Company (ERC) is the Council’s new contractor for textiles recycling, providing textile and shoe banks at 31 recycling sites across the borough. With the launch of the new banks, Richmond Council aims to emphasise the need to reuse or recycle unwanted garments and reduce the one billion garments thrown away every year in the UK.

The textile banks can accept clean clothing, paired footwear, hats, scarves, gloves, bed linen, sheets, pillow cases, handbags, towels, belts and stuffed toys. The banks are in the following locations across Richmond upon Thames:

Black Horse Public House, Queens Road, Richmond, TW9 1XF

Bush Road, Kew, TW9 3AH

Cambrian Centre, Cambrian Road, Richmond, TW10 6SP

Castelnau Library, Barnes, SW13 9RT

Cedar Road car park, Cedar Road, Teddington, TW11 9AN

Hampton Hill Junior School, St James Avenue, Hampton Hill, TW12 1QU

Hampton Library, Rosehill, TW12 2AB

Hampton Road (junction Sixth Cross Road), Twickenham, TW2 5NJ

Heathfield Library, Percy Road, Twickenham, TW2 6JL

High Street (opposite Holly Road), Hampton, TW12 1NH

Heath Road, Twickenham, TW1 4BH

Holly Road car park, Twickenham, TW1 4HF

John Dee House, Mortlake High Street, East Sheen, SW14 7ET

Normansfield Avenue, Teddington, TW11 9RP

Old Deer Park car park, Twickenham Road, Richmond, TW9 2RA

Princes Road (junction Stanley Road), Teddington, TW10 6DQ

Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 9SA

Richmond Adult Community College, Clifden Road, Twickenham, TW1 4LT

Richmond College, Craneford Way, Twickenham, TW2 7SJ.

Richmond Road (opposite Morley Road), Twickenham TW1 2EF

Sheen Lane Centre, East Sheen, SW14 8LP

South Worple Way, Mortlake SW14 8ST

Station Approach, Kew, TW9 3QB

Taylor Close car park, Hampton Hill, TW12 1NW

Tesco’s, 22 – 28 Broad Street, Teddington, TW11 0HN

Twickenham Green, First Cross Road, Twickenham, TW2 5QD

Woodville Road (Ham Day Centre), Ham, TW10 7NT

Sainsbury’s, Tangley Park Road, Hampton, TW12 3RN

Townmead Road Reuse and Recycling Centre, Kew, TW9 4EL

Whitton Library car park, Nelson Road, Whitton, TW2 7BB

Wickes DIY store car park, South Road, Twickenham, TW2 5NT
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 2:10 pm  

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