Located at the side of St. Mary’s Church Hall, Church Street, Fordingbridge.
Contact with any concerns or questions.

Covid Safe Rules

  1. Do not visit the shed if you are displaying any symptoms of Covid.
  2. Use hand sanitiser before and after accessing the shed.
  3. Only one person at a time to use the shed – maintain social distance.

Please see list below for items that can be put in this shed

Aluminium Foil and Containers: This is for the scrunchy foil items (not aluminium tins that can go into the NFDC sacks.) Flan dishes, foil sheets, Take-away containers. Please clean them first and squash them down so more can fit into the box. If it scrunches and stays scrunched, then we can take it. If it opens up again (like sweet wrappers do) then please don’t put it in this box.

Biscuit and Cake Wrappers: Think BAKED goods and you won’t go far wrong.

Blister Medicine Packs: We have now resumed collection of blister packs. Please put ALL blister packs in here (the plastic/foil mix and the completely aluminium ones.) Please make sure all medicines have been removed.

Bras: ANY condition

Candles: Any candles that have burnt down to the wick, even ones in glass jars. We have stopped collecting the tea lights so please don’t put these into the box.

CD’s and DVD’s: Must be playable and in original box. These will be sold to raise funds for our projects and pay for postage for some items in the shed.

Confectionery Wrappers: Please see Terracycle poster at shed or in the files section of our Facebook group. If it’s a sweet wrapper or chocolate wrapper then we can take it.

Corks: Only real cork (not plastic).

Inkjet Printer Cartridges: Canon and HP only.

Lids from Glass Jars. But jar lids can also be put back onto jars and placed with your glass recycling. We would like to stop this box soon as all lids can go back onto glass jars and bottles now.

Marigold Gloves: ONLY Marigold gloves and packaging.

Plastic Milk Bottle Tops: These go to charity. All plastic lids from bottles can be put back onto the bottles and put in clear sacks (NFDC) Please ONLY milk bottle tops

Plastic Plant Pots (small): Any condition.

Plastic Rings for Holding Drinks Multi-packs.


Water Filter Cartridges: Brita and Aqua only

Writing Materials: Please see Terracycle poster at shed or in the files section of our Facebook group. No compasses please.

Our community shed has been kindly sponsored by the following local businesses:

Harmony Bakes: Vegan – Dairy Free and Egg Free cakes, cookies and treats. Contact Jay at

First Call Property Maintenance: Property Maintenance – domestic and commercial services. 07900 016 918 – Ross Freeman

Emma Burton Designs: Unique Handmade Jewellery made from hand collected beach plastic and sea glass.

H Davison Photos. Maternity – Newborn – Children – Families 07938190780

The Odd Job Man: Improving local properties since 2001. 01425 656162

The Gourmet Grocer: 71 High Street Fordingbridge. Wide range of fresh fruit and vegetables, milk, cheese, sliced meats, preserves, bread and much more. Weekly veg boxes. Face book and Instagram: @TheGourmetGrocer 01425 658007

The Cottage Loaf: New Forest Baker. 51-53 High Street, Fordingbridge 01425 652460 Facebook: @thecottageloaffordingbridge

Muddy Footprints Landscaping: Get in touch for a free, no obligation quote and discussion of your requirements. 07707 123 488

Brian’s Kitchens and Bathrooms.

Tetrapak Recycling – A338 Slip Road Carpark

Squash/Flatten the cartons and replace the lid. This way we can fit more into the facility. You can also put in disposable coffee cups and paper cups.