There are many ways to reuse unwanted items, by donating to charity shops or using an online exchange website such as:

Unwanted furniture, electrical items and bikes can be donated for repair to Bicester Green, an independent social enterprise. Learn a new skill at one of their DIY workshops, build and customise a birdbox or share design projects at 'Man Shed'.

Emmaus are an international homeless charity who offer a home and meaningful work to people who have experienced homelessness. They collect unwanted furniture from anywhere in Oxfordshire for sale in their shops on the Northway estate and in Cowley.

Sobell House provide specialist palliative care to patients and their families in Oxfordshire. They have eight charity shops around the county, and accept good quality furniture and electrical items.

Orinoco is a charity, based in Oxford, that promotes re-use, art and creative play through education and direct action. At their Scrapstore in Headington they sell scrap items for art, play and creative projects, new art materials, household paint and a range of DIY materials.

Have a look at these RecycleNow videos, to inspire you to find new homes for your unwanted furniture and electrical items.