Donate reusable items
Access this section for details of the network of charity shops and community reuse projects operating across Perth and Kinross.
Donate household items to Letham Climate Challenge
From the 22 January to 19 February, you can donate good quality reusable household items to a local group to help local people. Letham Climate Challenge are looking for your unwanted items to create Home Packs which are given to people who find themselves starting again, but without the financial means to do so. To find out what items you can pass on for reuse, and where to find drop off points, visit the donation news page.
Network of charity shops & reuse projects
The Network tries to help share best practice in the reuse sector, and as new opportunities arise to help the sector grow. Find out about the main projects undertaken by the Network:
Our Charity and Reuse Projects Map [3Mb] provides detailed information on charity shops and reuse projects across Perth and Kinross (last updated July 2013).
Our Reuse container holds a considerable number of items disposed of by members of the public at local Recycling Centres that are still in a good condition.
Community Reuse Projects
In Perth and Kinross, we actively encourage community participation in waste related projects.
Below are some of the Perth and Kinross Reuse Projects:
- Alyth Tools for Self-Reliance [110Kb] - donate unwanted hand tools at Bankfoot, Blairgowrie, Friarton or Inveralmond Recycling Centres.
- Salvation Army Furniture Reuse Project - located at the Riverview Business Park in Perth.
- Transform Furniture Project - located on Scott Street in Perth.
- Starter Packs Perth - located in Perth to divert good quality household items from landfill for reuse.
- Perth College WEEE Centre - refurbishes computers and other electrical equipment before selling it on for reuse at affordable prices.
- Perth Nappies and Slings - promotes and support the use of reusable nappies.
- Strathmore Vintage Vehicle Club - is an initiative that has been set up to rescue unwanted items from a bygone age which can help to preserve local transport heritage, while contributing towards the drive to divert more waste from landfill.
- The Perth Bike Station - is a bike reuse and recycling project that encourages people to take up cycling for commuting or for pleasure.
- Wisecraft is an arts and crafts project based in Blairgowrie which uses unwanted materials, particularly wood and textiles.
For further information about the Perth and Kinross Network of Charity Shops and Reuse Projects, please telephone 01738 476476 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.