Give it, don’t bin it
for Manchester Metropolitan University on-campus students

Donate your unwanted items and left-over food…

A single bag of donations could be worth as much as £14

© British Heart Foundation, 2019 Reproduced with kind permission of the British Heart Foundation
Unwanted items will be donated to

Donate your unwanted items

Simply put your unwanted items into any bag or put them straight into one of the donation banks before you leave. British Heart Foundation donation banks are located across our campuses.

Large Items

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 at Manchester Metropolitan University

Student Accommodation

  • Cambridge laundry rooms and reception
  • Cavendish laundry room
  • Birley Warde, Naylor, Dale, Dunham and Vine laundry rooms
  • Archway laundry rooms and reception
  • Oxford Court reception

University buildings

  • The Union reception
Food donations
sent to

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 your Student Living reception area.

Yes Please

British Heart Foundation
  • Clean and reusable items – clothing, paired shoes, books, CD’s & DVD’s, small electricals (e.g., hairdryers, toasters) pans and crockery​
Food Donations
  • All unopened, non-perishable and in-date food items

No Thanks

British Heart Foundation
  • Dirty and damaged items
  • Sharp items such as knives
  • Duvets, pillows and bedsheets
  • Toiletries and laundry items
  • General waste
Food Donations
  • Opened items and out-of-date food items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

For students living in Briarfields, Needham Court and Oxford Court, please see separate information for your halls here.

What to put in your blue paper and card recycling bin

Clean and dry items:

  • All cardboard and paper items

What to put 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

Contact Us

[email protected]