FAQs

Here are a few of your most asked questioned answered. If you would like more information about what we do, and how you can get involved, please get in touch

Frequently asked questions

What can I recycle and how do I drop it off?


Please see our Recycle section for details of what you can recycle and how to pre-sort your recycling before dropping it off.




Do you take Tetra packs?


No we do not take TetraPack (orange juice, soya/oat/almond milk cartons) these can be taken to your nearest council operated recycling centre. Please follow this link to find your nearest centre.




Can I volunteer?


Yes, we have many opportunities for volunteers to get involved, from the fixers at our Mobile Workshop & Repair Cafes, the staff who run our shop, the creatives who make everything look so beautiful, and the admin fans who keep us all organised. Everybody has a skill from making tea to performing electrical wizardry, and everybody's quirks are admired here. Contact us to find out how you can get involved, we're always happy to welcome another member to the team




Where can I park?


We have an extensively sized car park, therefore there is no need to park in our neighbours car park - they get a bit tetchy!! thank you!




Can I get something to eat onsite?


We don't presently have any public catering facilities, but please do watch this space to find out more about our community bakery! Our favourite cafe does deliver yummy hot sarnies though!




How does your SESI Refill Service work?


You bring us your empty containers, and we refill them with as little or as much Sesi Cleaning Products as you want - an environmentally friendly product, with very competitive prices. Save money, save plastic, save the planet! Win Win Win... Due to the nature of your containers varying in size, we cannot offer a click and collect service on this product - sorry!




How can I donate?


You can donate your time by volunteering with us, or your clothing to be processed for reuse, or you can even donate money which helps towards our daily running costs (mainly insurance and heating!) Please Conact us for information on how to get involved.




Can children participate in the workshops


The upcycling workshops aren't suitable for younger children due to the high risks associated with some of the equipment involved, however capable teens (with supervision) are welcome to attend. Our Tooligans Programme is specifically designed for school-aged children, including Home Ed groups, youth groups and secondary schools





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