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Recycle for Parkinson's UK

We've already raised £45,000 for people with Parkinson's, just by recycling old gadgets, jewellery and even cars.

Can you help us raise even more?

A huge thank you for sending in your rubbish and diverting unnecessary waste from landfills - please keep at it!

Recycling with Parkinson's UK is easy. Simply choose what you'd like to donate below to find out how you can start recycling today.

What can you recycle for Parkinson's UK?

Cars

We've partnered with Giveacar to recycle unwanted cars and raise money for Parkinson's UK.

The scheme has raised over £14,000 to date, with many happy customers.

Whether your car is good as new, or ready for the scrap heap, every donation will help raise money to support people with Parkinson's.

How to recycle

Donating your car is quick and easy, simply visit the Giveacar website or call 020 7736 4242.

You will be asked to provide the following information:

  • the make and model of the vehicle you would like to donate
  • the charity you would like to nominate - Parkinson's UK
  • whether you would like to receive half of the value of your car or donate the full amount

Giveacar will arrange a free pick-up at a convenient time. Your car will be picked up and sent to scrap or auction.

You will receive a receipt and Parkinson's UK will receive your donation within 6 weeks of collection.

To find out more about recycling your car, call Giveacar on 0207 736 4242 or email them at [email protected].

Currency

Still holding onto German Marks or Spanish Pesetas? Why not donate them to Parkinson's UK?

We work with Recycling for Good Causes to recycle old and new coins and banknotes, including out of circulation and pre-Euro currency.

To date we've raised over £12,000 recycling currency, jewellery, phones, laptops and much more.

How to recycle

There are 2 easy ways to recycle currency for Parkinson's UK.

Banknotes

If you have banknotes that you would like to recycle, please send them to:

Parkinson's UK
Freepost
License RSXA-GJBY-ARRZ
Tamworth
B77 4RP

You can also use this freepost address to donate jewellery.

If you would like to receive freepost recycling envelopes, please email [email protected] with your contact details and the number of envelopes you would like to receive.

Coins

If you have a large amount of coins that you would like to recycle, simply request a recycling box or sack from Recycling for Good Causes, and recycle everything from electricals to antiques.

Call 0800 633 5323 or email [email protected] to start your recycling collection.

Involve your family and friends, and arrange a free collection when it's full, or at a minimum weight of 10kg. You could even create a local collection point for your area!

Once collected, your donated goods are recycled, and Parkinson's UK will receive a cheque for the recycled value.

Gadgets, antiques and collectables

Not sure what to do with those old phones, laptops and MP3 players? They can all be recycled for Parkinson's UK!

We work with Recycling for Good Causes to recycle all kinds of gadgets, antiques, collectables and even lost property.

Whether items are brand new or out of order, all of your donations will help to raise money to support people affected by Parkinson's.

To date we've raised over £12,000 recycling jewellery, phones, laptops, currency and much more!

How to recycle

There are 2 easy ways to recycle electricals for Parkinson's UK.

If you have a small selection of gadgets, please send them to:

Parkinson's UK
14 Amber Business Village
Amber Close
Amington
Tamworth
B77 4RP

If you have a large amount of gadgets that you would like to recycle, simply request a recycling box or sack from Recycling for Good Causes, and recycle everything from electricals to antiques.

Call 0800 633 5323 or email [email protected] to start your recycling collection.

Involve your family and friends, and arrange a free collection when it's full, or at a minimum weight of 10kg.

You could even create a collection point for your area by involving your local community hall, church or school!

Once collected, your donated goods are recycled and Parkinson's UK will receive a cheque for the recycled value.

Jewellery

Have you got old or broken jewellery knocking around that's destined for the bin? It could be worth more than you think.

We work with Recycling for Good Causes to recycle all kinds of jewellery, from gold and silver to costume jewellery and watches.

We're even able to recycle broken and damaged items, so hold onto those odd earrings and snapped chains.

To date we've raised more than £12,000 by recycling jewellery, phones, laptops, currency and much more.

How to recycle

There are 2 easy ways to recycle for Parkinson's UK.

If you have a small amount of jewellery, please send it to:

Freepost RTKL-THUK-UAGC
Parkinson's UK
Unit 14
Amber Business Village
Amber Close
Tamworth
B77 4RP

Please wrap any fragile jewellery in tissue paper or bubble wrap before packaging. You can also use this freepost address to donate banknotes.

If you would like to receive freepost recycling envelopes, please email [email protected] with your contact detail and the number of envelopes you would like to receive.

If you have a large amount of jewellery that you would like to recycle, simply request a recycling box or sack from Recycling for Good Causes, and recycle everything from electricals to antiques.

Call 0800 633 5323 or email [email protected] to start your recycling collection.

Involve your family and friends, and arrange a free collection when it's full, or at a minimum weight of 10kg. You could even create a collection point for your area by involving your local community hall, church or school!

Once collected, your donated goods are recycled and Parkinson's UK will receive a cheque for the recycled value.

Stamps

What do the Queen, Hamlet, Dumbledore and Mother Teresa have in common? They've all adorned our Great British stamps!

Recycling stamps is now another way that you can raise money for Parkinson's UK.

We're working with Citadel Stamps, a small Scottish company who have found their passion in recycling stamps for charities. 

Whether your stamps are rare or run of the mill, each and every one has value. Parkinson's UK will receive between £20 and £50 for every kilo of donated stamps, dependent on the quality. So start recycling today!

How to recycle

There are 2 easy ways to recycle stamps for Parkinson's UK.

Loose stamps

If you have a selection of loose stamps please send them to:

Parkinson's UK
PO Box 6107
Stromness
KW16 9AB

Please clip stamps carefully, leaving plenty of room (5-10mm) around the stamp - this will help to increase the value.

First day covers and stamp albums

Our dedicated supporters, John and Carole Ward, kindly help us to recycle stamps, selling rare stamps and albums at locally held fairs in Cambridgeshire.

If you would like to recycle such a collection for Parkinson’s UK, please call 020 7963 3928, or email [email protected].

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