Give it, don’t bin it
for Manchester Met on-campus students
You make good things happen.
Since 2012, donations from students have helped raised the equivalent of £2.4 million for the British Heart Foundation – Thank you! Last year alone Manchester student’s…
A whopping 315 tonnes of items donated to the British Heart Foundation
A massive £550,000 to help support lifesaving research and treatments
4 Heartstart schemes
2 Heart Start Groups 119 defibrillators awarded
58,306 free heart health resources
51 organisations CPR trained
2 British Heart Foundation Retail Shops
The equivalent of 1957 meals to help local people in food poverty
Donate your unwanted items and left-over food…
A single bag of donations could be worth as much as £14
Donate your unwanted items
Simply put your unwanted items into a British Heart Foundation bag and drop them off at any one of the donation banks before you leave. British Heart Foundation donation banks are located across our campuses.
Extra bags are available from your local reception area.
Please take your unwanted large items to designated points in your accommodation – ask your local reception for more information.
Duvets and Pillows
Remember to take your duvets and pillows home with you. Please do not put them in the general waste bins or British Heart Foundation donation banks.
BHF Collection Banks in Manchester
- Cambridge entrance/ carpark area
- Cavendish opposite the entrance
- Birley outside Warde Townhouse on George Parr Road
- Birley outside Dunham Flats on Bonsall Street by the bus stop
- Birley Warde, Naylor, Dale, Dunham and Vine Laundry Rooms
- Brooks Building reception
- Righton Building reception
- Geoffrey Manton reception
- Business School next to the entrance
- All Saints reception
- John Dalton reception
- The Union reception
BHF Collection Banks in Cheshire
- Booth Hall on the Avenue
- Student Union entrance way
How to donate food
We are collecting your surplus food items. Please make sure food items are unopened, non-perishable and in-date.
Donation points are located in you Student Living reception area.
British Heart Foundation
- Clean and reusable items – clothing, paired shoes, books, CD’s & DVD’s, small electricals (e.g., hairdryers, toasters) pans and crockery
- All unopened, non-perishable and in-date food items
British Heart Foundation
- Dirty and damaged items
- Sharp items such as knives
- Duvets, pillows and bedsheets
- Toiletries and laundry items
- General waste
- Opened items and out-of-date food items
…then recycle what’s left
Do your bit and recycle as much of your rubbish as possible
What to put in your blue paper and card recycling bin
Clean and dry items:
- All cardboard and paper items
What to out in your glass recycling bin
Clean and unbroken:
- Glass bottles and jars
What to put in your green plastic bottle and can recycling bin
Clean and rinsed items:
- Plastic bottles
- Cans and tins
- Tin foil and foil trays
Since 2012, donations from students have helped raise over £1.3 million for the British Heart Foundation – Thank you!
Best reuse and waste prevention project of 2017 (CIWM Sustainability and Resource Awards).
Richard Dudley, Neighbourhood Officer, South Neighbourhood Team