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Ottery St Mary

RIO (Recycling In Ottery)

Telephone: 01404 815825

A not-for-profit community organisation that can take your unwanted furniture, bric-a-brac and white goods - in fact most things that are in a good, clean and fully-working condition. May be able to collect.

Exeter

Turntable

Telephone: 01392 202032

Exeter-based charitable organisation that collects good-quality donated furniture, electrical items and carpets to pass on to families and individuals on very low incomes.

Axminster

Trade and Donate Recycling Shop

Telephone: 01297 639988 or 01297 33075

Covers all of East Devon.

Honiton

Devon’s Domestic Recycling

Telephone: 01404 758082 or 07880 512 327

Covers most of East Devon.

Chard

Furnicare

Telephone: 01460 6822

Covers the east part of East Devon.

Online resources

Freecycle and Freegle - post an advert with what you have and if someone else can make use of it you can arrange for them to collect it. It's all free!

Pinterest is a social media site that can give good ideas to reuse many different items.

Mobile phones

Envirofone recycle mobile phones and give you credit for a new phone.

CRUMP is a charity that recycles mobile phones. Freepost CRUMP,   tel: 0800 0832103.

Wood

Men's shed is a charity that provide carpentry skills they may be interested in any leftover wood from DIY or gardening projects.