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Donate, Don't Waste

Every year, tonnes of waste gets left behind on Campus, most of which could be reused, recycled or donated to charity.

Donate, Don’t Waste is there to help you recycle or pass on as much as possible when you move out and it will help reduce the tonnes of stuff that gets left behind each year.

ACS work with the British Heart Foundation and other charities to make sure everything goes to a worthwhile cause.

Watch our video to find out more about how to donate

Use our DONATE points in the residences, the Students’ Union and at points all around the City.

What can you donate, and where to bring it

Donate the following items to a red British Heart Foundation (BHF) bank in the BHF bags provided in your flats.  If you don’t have a bag ask your Residence Mentor or ask at The Edge Reception or The Ridge Reception.

What can you give:

  • Clothes

  • Shoes

  • Handbags

  • Accessories

  • Clean kitchenware

  • Books

  • CDs

  • DVDs

  • Small working electrical items

Can you please make sure that knives and other sharp objects are wrapped in newspaper / bubble wrap or similar before being placed in the bins please.

The red British Heart Foundation Banks are located in the following locations:

  • Stanage

  • Rivelin

  • Endcliffe Vale

  • Curbar

  • Derwent

  • Carrysbrook

  • Lawrencefield

  • Burbage

  • Crewe

  • Ranmoor

  • Shore Court

  • Broad Lane Court

Don’t know what to do with the following:

  • Duvets

  • Pillows

  • Towels

These items can be donated by placing them in the clear bag and taking them to The Edge or The Ridge Receptions. Need a clear bag?  Ask at The Edge or The Ridge Reception.

Got some unopened dry or canned good?  Donate these to the S6 Foodbank at the following locations:

  • The Ridge Reception

  • The Edge Reception

  • Cafe 1828

  • Information Commons

  • Diamond Kitchen

  • Elmfield, Northumberland Road

Got any questions? Email

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