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How to Donate

Remake gratefully receives donations of unwanted or surplus goods from within our community. We can accept donations either in store during opening hours (Thursday 10-6, Friday 10-4 and Saturday 10-4) or at our Reuse Container at Crieff Recycling Centre (open 7 days a week). Thanks to a collaboration with Perth & Kinross Council, Remake opened the reuse container at the Crieff Recycling Centre in May 2019.

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What to Donate

We wish that we could accept everything that our community has to offer us but unfortunately, we are limited on space, so are only able to accept the following items.

All donations must be clean and in good working condition. Remake reserves the right to refuse donations.

Items We Can Take
Items We Can't Take
Solid wooden furniture (tables, sideboards, cabinets etc) MDF, chip board, veneered furniture or flat pack furniture, TV stands
Chairs and seats (Fire labels must be attached unless items are pre 1950’s) Sofas, large armchairs, beds, wardrobes
Textiles (fabric, curtains, scatter cushions, wool, thread etc) Clothing, bedding, duvets, pillows
Tools, DIY & gardening equipment Toys, prams, car seats, cots
Art and craft materials and craft books Household paint or spray paints, non crafting books
Good quality homeware items Kitchen wear, crockery, white goods
Lighting (lamps, ceiling lights, Christmas lights) Bulbs
Vintage items No ivory, snakeskin or taxidermy
Artwork, pictures & mirrors Broken frames or glass
Small electricals (hoovers, radios, stereos, record players) CD & DVD players, printers, TV’s, IT and computer equipment
Bikes (in good condition) Scooters, go-karts

Collections & House Clearances

If you have an item which would need to be collected, then we will do our best to accommodate this. We rely on volunteers to undertake collections, so cannot guarantee that collection will always be possible. We can also undertake house clearances but will need plenty of advance notice to be able to organise volunteers to help with these.

If you have an item that needs collected or a house clearance to organise then please email mhairi@remakescotland.co.uk with the following information.

1. Your name and contact number
2. Your address
3. Photos of the items you have for collection
4. Approximate dimensions of your donation
5. Any deadlines associated with the collection

Please note that we can only collect items located within approximately ten miles of Remake and that we can only collect items from ground level.

Donations We Can't Accept

We want to see our community keeping as much from landfill as possible. We have good partnerships with other local charity shops and community organisations and would recommend trying the following places if we can’t accept a donation.

Toys & children’s wear – Child after Child, Crieff High Street

Clothing & bric-a-brac – Cancer Research or Blythswood, (both Crieff High Street)

Books - Cancer Research, Blythswood or book exchange in Crieff Co-op

Large furniture – Strathearn Cares, Chest, Heart & Stroke, Perth or Salvation Army, Perth

IT & computer equipment – JAS Computers Crieff or Perth College WEEE Centre

Thank you so much for thinking of donating to Remake. We hope this has provided you with the information you need, but if you have any further questions, you can contact us on 01764 655733.