Some details of local services that help us to live in a more environmentally friendly way.
1. Use the market which operates on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday for fresh fruit and vegetables. Also every other Saturday, refill soaps, shampoos, household cleaners, compostable waste bags etc. at ‘Rachel’ stall.
2. A.L.G Bakery London Road car park, Newark. Family run bakery providing freshly baked bread and cakes daily.
3. The Barn at 24 the Ropewalk, Southwell do refills of household cleaners, such as washing up liquid, floor cleaner, shampoo and conditioner, hand wash etc. You can take your own containers or buy pre-filled glass ones which you can then use for future filling.
This business is due to open a second shop in Newark at the old Castlegate Antiques premises hopefully by mid September.
4. Kirkgate Health Store 42 Kirkgate Newark. Sells whole foods, veggie and vegan foods, ecover products and natural cosmetics plus wide range of vitamins, supplements etc.
5 The Little Hair Studio, 68 Albert Street, Newark. Quote from their website ‘We recycle 95% of our waste’.
7. There are many charity shops in Newark for recycling clothes, shoes and other useful items.
8 Books CDs, and music manuscripts can be recycled at Bookwise, Queens Court and at Oxfam, Carter Gate.
7. Supermarkets are beginning to offer more facilities for recycling. In Newark Asda, Morrisons, Waitrose and Co-op will recycle mixed plastics and batteries.
8. Nearby Farm Shops
Maxeys, Hockerton Road, Kirklington, Newark, NG22 8PB
Hardys, Corner Farm, Hawton Lane, Farndon, Newark, NG24 3SD
Hill Farm, Edingley, Newark, NG23 5JD
(Only open at the weekend)
The Real Milk Co. New Holbeck Farm, Radley Road NG22 8AT
Donating Furniture and other household items
The Furniture Project is a voluntary organisation that accepts donations of unwanted furniture and good quality reusable household items, cleans and renovates where necessary and passes them onto families and individuals in times of need.
Furniture Project, Forest Road, New Ollerton, Newark tel 01623 836410
The Heart Foundation needs unwanted such as clothing, toys books furniture, electrical and home wares and much more for their shops. Donations can be dropped off at the shop or for larger items there is a free collection service.
The Newark local shop
7 St Marks Shopping Centre, NG24 1XT, Tel 01636 676563
Newark Household recycling centre Brunel Drive.
Below is a list of the things that can be recycled at the centre in Newark. Recently, as a trial, tetrapaks and aluminium foil and trays are also being recycled at the centre
Plastic bottles Wood
Textiles Electric items
Cans Garden Waste
Engine oil Scrap metal
Car batteries Plasterboard
Household batteries Paint (and more)
A useful website for Green Southwell recycling directory
Kerbside recycling – grey bins
Updated 5 August 2021
We value your privacy to the highest level. We do not use any cookie-based analytics system and we do not track any of your information, including your IP address. When you browse our website (or any Quaker Meetings Network website) you can do so with total confidence that your privacy is protected.
If you use the contact form on our website, our system will send an email to a nominated person. This email will contain all of the information you enter into the form, including your name and email address. This email will also contain your IP address, which helps us filter spam. Your email will be held for only as long as necessary by this nominated person. A copy of the email will be stored on our server for 365 days.
Our website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties under different privacy policies. Should you choose to visit one of those links, you will be leaving our website and this Policy will no longer apply.
If you log into this website in order to edit it, we do use a cookie to keep you logged in, but we do not track your activity.
All of the images on our website are the legal property of the respective owner. We hold necessary permissions from the following sources to use their photos: (a) Britain Yearly Meeting, (b) Mike Pinches for Britain Yearly Meeting, (c) John Hall, (d) Gareth Bevan, (e) Michael Cheetham, (f) Unsplash.
We do not permit the usage of our images any other website without our written permission.