Ellie's Fund Recycling raises £52,000

Thu 13 July

Find out how you can recycle everyday items to raise funds for BTRS
With your help, BTRS can continue to raise even more! All the money raised through recycling will be allocated to Ellie’s Fund and will continue to be spent on brain tumour research projects in Yorkshire.

Your recycling can be dropped off at the BTRS Charity Shop – No 31, Otley Road, Leeds, LS6 3AA. Or, you can send your recycling bundles off to be turned into £££££’s for charity.

Please read on to find out what can be recycled and, if you are unable to drop it off, how you can send it for processing.  For full details please visit the Ellie's Fund Page on the website.

Writing Instruments

We can recycle ALL brands and materials of biro, felt tip, marker, highlighter, mechanical pencil AND correction fluid bottles.

Cleaning product bottle tops

Here’s what they accept:
1. All brands and sizes of plastic air fresheners, plastic plug in air fresheners and plastic air freshener
cartridges (including plastic car air fresheners).
2. All brands of plastic bottle trigger heads and pumps (used for air care and home cleaning products such as kitchen /
bathroom cleaner sprays) and flexible cleaning wipe packaging (intended for home cleaning).
3. Plastic bottle caps – for air care products, and washing up liquid bottles, including bleach – can now be sent in.
4. Plus, all flexible plastic air care and home care product packaging of any brand (please remove any cardboard, usually the back, first.) ’PLASTIC packaging’ & ‘household cleaning’ are the key words to what is accepted – as soon as you have a carrier bag full just email us for a freepost ‘cleaning’ label and send them off – if you ask your friends to get involved it won’t take you long to fill a bag!

Food Pouches
Here’s how to send baby food pouches:

~ save a minimum of 5kg of pouches – this will be at least 555. Keep the lids on; they
add to the minimum weight, which we need to reach or they don’t pay us.
~ the maximum weight per parcel is 20kg please
~ the maximum parcel size is 64 x 46 x 46cm.
You can send any brand of baby food pouch; as well as the following Ella’s Kitchen packaging: Stage 1 Baby Porridge, First Tastes, Stage 1 with Baby Rice, Stage 1 Baby Food, Baby Brekkie
Stage 2 Porridge, Puffits, Stage 2 Baby Food, Yum Yummy Cookies, Stage 2 Rice Pudding
Stage 3 Cereal, Stage 3 Toddler Food, Stage 3 Nibbly Fingers, Stage 3 Munchy Biccies
Dairylicious (fromage frais), Smoothie Fruits, Special Diet products **including the caps**, and all snack wrappers.If you keep the caps on the pouches they shouldn’t create a smell when you store them.
Email recycling@elliesfund.com when you’re ready to post (not before, the criteria is sometimes changed by the sponsors – we’ll give you the most up to date info when you email) and ask for a ‘baby food label’.
We’ll email one to you within 3 working days.

Biscuit Wrappers
We can accept: ALL brands of PLASTIC, SWEET biscuit wrappers. 
This includes supermarket own brand, and all McVities wrappers including Jaffa Cake inners.
It includes the inners and outers of family packs.
Save and send your small wrappers from your tea tray in your B&B, your complimentary biscuits with your hot drinks in cafes.

Please don’t send KitKat wrappers as they’re made from paper and tinfoil. Or wrappers that have tinfoil inners.
If it’s plastic and from a sweet biscuit (or packet of) pop it in.
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