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Reduce and reuse your waste

Waste Wizard

Unsure of how to dispose of your old and unwanted items? Oxfordshire's Waste Wizard can help! Enter your postcode, look up your item and find out if it can be recycled, if others could use it, or find your nearest repair café to give items a new lease of life.

Find out what to do with an item

Send unwanted items to be reused

These charities will take donations of furniture to reuse:

Reduce your waste

The Love food, hate Waste website has tips and recipes to help reduce your food waste. 

Real nappies

Disposable nappies account for around 10% of waste. Reusable nappies are environmentally friendly and can save you money. Recycle for Oxfordshire has information on the different real nappy schemes available.

Junk mail and telephone directories

You can reduce the junk mail you receive by registering with the Mailing Preference Service. They will arrange for your details to be taken off the mailing lists of companies sending unsolicited mail. You can call them on 0207 291 3310 or email