When you move, don't just dump all your old items. Think green and ask yourself, can this be recycled or reused?
Have a look below at a few suggestions for recycling and reusing your old things.
Help a local charity
Most of us have too many things. If you've run out of space, or have no need for your stuff, why not take it to a local charity shop?
As long as they are in a reasonable condition, you can donate your old:
Some charity shops collect for free. Not all, but some will also take electrical goods.
Recycle - Household waste and recycling centres
Don't just dump. Why not recycle?
Household waste and recycling centres can be found across Nottingham. They include:
Home collection services
Some charities/ companies will collect your goods from home. The services available include:
Council collection service
Nottingham City Council collects all furniture, electronic goods, garden waste and white goods free of charge. To arrange a collection, or to get more details, call the Customer Services Contact Centre on 0115 915 2000 or visit www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Want some tips on how best to pack your things? Look at our Tips on packing page.