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Reuse containers

There are a considerable number of items in reusable condition that are disposed of at local Recycling Centres. To help divert waste from landfill, and reuse as much as possible, the Council - in partnership with local Reuse Organisations - has set up Reuse Containers at selected Recycling Centres.

Donated items are re-sold and re-distributed within the local community. The Reuse Organisations collecting items via the Reuse Containers are helping to provide employment and training opportunities in the local area. 

Please note that members of the public are not allowed to remove any items from the Reuse Containers. 

Temporary service suspensions

Due to current restrictions, the WEEE Centre is unable to collect from our Recycling Centres. We ask that you retain your reusable IT items until full service is resumed.

What can I donate for reuse at my Recycling Centre

Each Reuse Container collects different items, so please check the signage at each Recycling Centre (or the information below).

Reuse ContainerItems accepted for reuseItems unable to be reused

Friarton Recycling Centre's Reuse Container serviced by:

  • PUSH - a local organisation who promotes independence, self-direction and employment opportunities for people with learning disabilities. Items are sold at the local PUSH Charity Shop or passed on for reuse via other reuse projects. To donate large items or for house clearances, please call 01738 621929.

  • WEEE Centre, Perth College UHI - who collect electronic equipment for refurbishment and re-sale, or for recycling for the benefit of the students.

  • Furniture 
  • Crockery/ornaments
  • Pots/pans
  • Household items
  • Lamps
  • Bric a brac
  • Books
  • Small electrical items in good condition (working and clean)
  • IT equipment and accessories (only working flat screen monitors and no printers)
  • Cameras
  • Phones and video/DVD players

All data is securely removed by the Reuse Organisation

All items should be in a reusable condition and soft furnishings must comply with Furniture & Fire Regulations (1988). They must have labels attached to confirm this. 

  • Printers
  • CRT monitors
  • Bedding
  • Clothes
  • Broken, rusty or dirty items

Crieff Recycling Centre's Reuse Container serviced by:

  • Remake Scotland - a community reuse charity, who promote the reuse of materials for the benefit of the local community through creativity, education and training.
  • Small power tools

  • Hand-tools & DIY tools

  • Gardening tools

  • Craft & sewing items

  • Textiles/fabric/wool (no rags or clothes, nothing stained or dirty)

  • Sewing machines

  • Small Furniture (no sofas, no very large items, no broken glass)

  • Pictures, frames, mirrors (no broken glass)

  • Lamps

  • Musical instruments

  • Sports equipment

  • Jewellery

  • Vintage items

  • Seasonal decorations, e.g. for Christmas

  • Board games (new or vintage)

  • Rusty or broken items
  • Broken electrical items
  • IT equipment / printers, TV/CD/DVD players.
  • Videos/DVDs/CDs
  • Kitchen electricals
  • household plastics,
  • pots & pans
  • Clothes
  • Bedding
  • Ornaments

Kinross Recycling Centre's Electronic Equipment Reuse Container serviced by:

 

  • Desktop computers

  • Laptops

  • IT accessories ( cables, mouse, keyboards)

  • Mobile Phones

  • Tablets

  • Working Flat screen monitors

  • Graphic and Memory cards, hard drives

All data is securely removed by the Reuse Organisation

  • Printers
  • CRT Monitors
  • Broken flat screen monitors

Inveralmond Recycling Centre's Reuse Shed serviced by:

  • Desktop computers

  • Laptops

  • IT accessories ( cables, mouse, keyboards)

  • Mobile Phones

  • Tablets

  • Working Flat screen monitors

  • Graphic and Memory cards, hard drives

All data is securely removed by the Reuse Organisation

  • Printers
  • CRT Monitors
  • Broken flat screen monitors

The Reuse Containers may be locked for security - if so, please just ask one of the Site Attendants to help you access the Reuse Container.

For further information about the Reuse Containers, please phone 01738 476476 or email recycle@pkc.gov.uk

Contact details

Waste and recycling

Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
Tel 01738 476476