Renfrewshire Council


If broken please put into your grey bin.

If your musical instruments are in good working order you could try to sell them - advertise in local papers or on community notice boards

  • Pass on items for free at places such as Freecycle and Freegle.
  • Or sell them on websites like eBay, Gumtree and Preloved.
  • Instruments in good condition can also be taken to a charity shop, jumble sale or carboot sale.
  • Donate to a local church, playgroup or hospital - check what is suitable for their needs first.
  • Friends, family or neighbours with younger children may appreciate them too.

Renfrewshire Council run the Toy Library service is based in Foxbar Library and is open to all adult library members who care for children. Parents, grandparents and carers can borrow from a variety of high quality toys which can help children develop vital skills. Please consider donating toys in good condition. You can contact the Toy Library on 0300 300 1188 or visit our website.

If the item is broken

A simple repair could give an item a new lease of life and save you money too - especially on those more expensive electrical items. 

Check online for advice on how to make repairs yourself or to check whether it might be a simple and cheap repair for an expert to do. For example, and offer free information for repairing a range of electrical items.

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