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Household items you can recycle


The Jersey England Parent Support group are looking for all types of bicycles that can be repaired (if necessary) and sold to raise funds. You can contact them on +44 (0) 1534 734988.


It is better to pass books on to someone else through car boot sales or charity shops. If they cannot be reused, paperbacks can be recycled in the paper recycling banks.

Hardbacks must have the covers removed before the pages are put into the paper recycling banks. The hardback covers can be recycled in the cardboard recycling banks.

Brita water filters

Brita water filters are currently seeking an economic means of return of the Brita cartridges from the Channel Islands to the UK which is proving to be very challenging.

As soon as accurate details are available these will be added to the Brita website. In the meantime, cartridges can be returned to Brita. Note that Brita are unable to reimburse postage costs.

Recycling on the Br​ita website

Christmas Trees

Jersey Hospice Care collects real Christmas trees from homes and businesses for recycling in exchange for a donation.

Jersey Hospice Care Christmas Tree Collection website


The Catholic Pastoral Services and the Welcome Centre (next to St Thomas' Church) collect unwanted RAM for reuse. They are interested in 1gb or 2gb sticks of 184 pin PC2700 or PC3200 and can collect.

Email the Welcome Centre

Kosangas bottles

Contact Kosangas to arrange free collection.

Mobile phones

Mobile phones can be taken to the household reuse and recycling centre at La Collette, St. Helier.

Packaging timber / non-reusable pallet boards

Packaging timber and pallet boards should be delivered to the commercial green waste site at La Collette.

You can arrange collection of your pallet boards / packaging timber with the following agents:

  • Farm Fuels Ltd, Tel: +44 (0) 1534 482929
  • Mark McGuire, Tel. +44 (0) 7797 858527

Printer cartridges

Many cartridge suppliers provide a 'take back' service for used cartridges, contact your supplier for more details.

Telephone directories

Telephone directories are produced from a low grade of paper and so should not be put into the paper recycling banks. They are collected by Jersey Telecom every year and are sent for specialist recycling.


Spectacles can be delivered to most opticians for recycling. Contact your optician directly.


Numerous local charities collect stamps, including:

  • Jersey Hospice
  • Oxfam
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