By giving unwanted furniture, clothes, phones and computers to charities and other organisations, you will be helping the environment, saving money and benefiting the community.

You can take shoes, clothes and textiles to one of our recycling centres. Charity shops in the area are always looking for good quality clothes, bric a brac, books and homeware. Alternatively, why not pass on clothes and toys to friends and neighbours or post on local sites such as Freegle, Freecycle or Facebook.

A number of organisations in the area will collect electronics and furniture from your home. You can also recycle your mobile phones and accessories, batteries, small elecronic items in shops and collection points across the borough.


Find out more about our collection services for bulky items.


Below are organisations you can contact to recycle various goods.

Furniture and other equipment

Furniture should be in good condition and the majority will require a fire label on upholstered items.

Charity: British Heart Foundation
Telephone: 020 8712 5360
Address:  200 - 202 Bromley High Street, Bromley, BR1 1PW
Collection area: Bromley area
Opening times: 9:30am-6pm Monday to Saturday; 11:00am-5:00pm Sunday
A second-hand furniture and electrical superstore.

Charity: DEBRA Furniture & Electrical
Telephone: 01689 860 504
Address: 363 Crofton Road , Locksbottom, Orpington , BR6 8NR
Collection area: Within 15 miles of Locksbottom, further for large or high value collections
Phone line and store opening times: Monday - Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm

Charity: St Christopher's Hospice
Telephone: 020 8768 4500
Address: Shops at various locations see for details.
Collection of furniture, mobility scooters or chairs, white goods, flat screen TV’s, large electrical items and other bulky goods

Bromley Freegle and Freecycle  are organisations which allow people to advertise free items they no longer want.

Customer contact centre

Address: Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH

Telephone: 0300 303 8658