If you have a rug that is in good condition you can donate this item to one of 18 recycling centres across Greater Manchester to help stock our new Renew shops selling pre-love household items at an affordable price – find out more here today.
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Local gardeners or gardening groups may be interested in using your old carpet. It is useful for insulating compost heaps and keeping weeds at bay on vegetable plots and on paths. Wool rich carpets also make a very good mulch!
If you are building a garden pond, use old carpet to line it before you put the pond liner in – it protects the liner from sharp stones
You can cut it and use it to protect your car windscreen from frost
Sandfold Lane household recycling centre will be temporarily closed from 8am Monday 26 February 2024 to Wednesday 6 2024 March. This is so essential maintenance work can be carried out on site. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, as a Greater Manchester resident you can visit any of the household waste recycling centres across Greater Manchester boroughs (excluding Wigan) wheres-my-nearest-recycling-centre