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B&Q Community Reuse – free resources


B&Q stores are donating unsellable materials and products to their local community groups. If your charity, community group, college or school would like more information, contact your local B&Q store.

The types of materials available include:

  • Wood, including off cuts and single use pallets
  • Plastic plant pots and trays
  • Part filled cans of paint
  • Broken tiles and slabs
  • Ends of wallpaper rolls
  • Plants that are not in peak condition and other compostable materials
  • Old products that have been written off.

The community groups B&Q Community Reuse has worked with includes:

  • Community garden projects
  • Registered charities
  • Schools and colleges
  • Community repaint
  • Youth groups, scouts and guides
  • Hospices
  • Preschool groups and registered child minders.


More information