Recycling for Charity: video tapes and boxes

This page lists charities and other organisations collecting old VHS video tapes and related items like plastic boxes.

If any details are incorrect or you know of any other groups collecting them, please leave a comment below and I’ll update the listings.

Who wants it Why Country Contact details
No one at the moment, boo.


505 Responses to “Recycling for Charity: video tapes and boxes”

  1. Rowena says:

    I have a lot of purchased video films to give away (Wolverhampton area, collection only). Some of them still in there cellophane. Contact me if interested.

  2. michael maurice grout says:

    Have a load of old videos to get rid of.
    They include a lot of Morecombe & Wise and Tony Hancock plus various other films and shows.
    I live in Cirencester Glos.
    Anyone interested?

  3. Karen says:

    I have kids videos – Fimbles, Tweenies, Balamory, Engie Benjy, Bananas in Pyjamas, Teletubbies, Barney, Various sing a long songs, cbeebies shows incl. Postman Pat, Brum, Winnie the Pooh, 30 original Walt Disney Videos, 10 taped from TV.

    Original films – Kindergarten Cop; Mrs Doubtfire; The Full Monty; Lochness; Grease; The Italian Job (original with Michael Caine); Billy Connolly’s World Tour of Scotland; Men Behaving Badly-Series 1 and 2 and Weekend, Cleaning Lady, Marriage; Billy Connolly-Erect for 30 years; Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Star Wars Phantom Menace, Star Wars Trilogy; Elvis Presley-Flaming Star, Love Me Tender.

    VHS films taped from TV in 80′s/90′s – 3 x Herbie Films, Elvis Presley-Follow That Dream, Jailhouse Rock, Viva Las Vegas, Fun in Acapulco x 2, Clambake/Frankie & Johnny, GI Blues; Doc Hollywood and American Pie.

    To be collected from Borders of London and Kent.

    • Julie says:

      Do you still have these videos available and if so where are you?

      Many thanks,

      • Karen says:

        Hi Julie

        I still have the cassettes and I am based in Kent. Can you email me where abouts in Kent you are and we can arrange to meet up and collect the videos

  4. roni says:

    not sure how this thread is doing but we have some; simpsons, south park, Frasier, pride and prejudice and about a dozen movies (mostly kids/Disney types).

  5. Anonymous says:

    Hi everyone,
    I am in Kent and need 100 old pre recorded VHS tapes in their cases.
    I actually need just the cases for a school project.
    Happy to collect if anyone has any.

  6. Julie says:

    Hi everyone,
    I am in Kent and need 100 old pre recorded VHS tapes in their cases.
    I actually need just the cases for a school project.
    Happy to collect if anyone has any.

  7. Rajula says:

    Video tapes various around 30 available to collect from Bromley

  8. Tania Eades says:

    I have boxes of various originally purchased video tapes (relatives house clearance). Seems a shame to dump them. Please contact me if anyone is interested & I can provide more information on what I have.
    I can’t even find anywhere who would re-cycle?
    Thank you

  9. Tania Eades says:

    I have 2 boxes of original videos from a relatives house clearance. It seems a shame to bin them.
    If anyone is interested, please contact me for further information on what I have or if anyone knows who would re-cycle them please.
    Thank you

  10. john says:

    Hi Everyone still looking for football tapes.

  11. john says:

    Still looking for any football tapes match of the day big match etc

    Or any football documentaries.

    radio football commentaries on Long playing records or audio cassette

  12. Marie Chery says:

    I have a couple man u vhs u can have

  13. Steve says:

    Hi John I have 8 Newcastle United videos if you are interested;

    Newcastle United The Complete Story
    Match of The Day Newcastle United
    The Official History of Newcastle United
    Season review 92-93
    So Close 95-96 Season
    The Road to Europe 96-97 Season
    The Entertainers 93-94 season

    Also offering Godfather Trilogy and Yes Minister Series 1.

  14. john says:


    Thank you for the offer of the tapes,although I already have all of them.
    Not sure of what to suggest,so could I ask your location?


  15. john says:

    Thank you for the offer of the Man Utd tapes.
    I have most if not all of the official ones.
    If they are taped off the telly,I wouldn’t say no to them

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