WikiWirral Online with you since 2003, fantastic.
Forum Stats
12179 Members
65 Forums
72576 Topics
978068 Posts
63 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
103 registered (alan128, 18 invisible), 1581 Guests and 223 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Broweser for web novice 565
Need help 338
Wirral High Tides? 324
Sometimes You Could Strangle Someone 284
Fat Ball Bird Feeders 259
craft clubs/ knitting/crochet etc 250
Found a mobile phone 14/01/2017 WALLASEY 243
Asbestos shed removal 206
I, Daniel Blake 204
WANTED- Mobile Phone 196
New General Forums
Breastfeeding Dads Want to Be A Breastfeeding Hero
by fish5133
Today at 01:24 PM
9\11 Jumpers
by cools
Yesterday at 10:04 AM
Silent Solution
by venice
14th Jan 2017 9:58pm
Spot the differences.
by snowhite
14th Jan 2017 5:39pm
New Wirral History
What was County Hall, Abbey Street, Birkenhead?
by yoller
Yesterday at 01:28 PM
752 The Old Manor Club, Withens Lane, Liscard
by Norton
13th Jan 2017 2:20pm
751 Plough Inn, Mount Pleasant Rd, New Brighton
by Norton
13th Jan 2017 1:38pm
351 Prince Alfred 30 Tunnel Road 30 30 to 32
by yoller
8th Jan 2017 7:18pm
167 Wirral Arms George Street 9 Grange Street
by yoller
8th Jan 2017 7:11pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Hadlow train station
Topic Replies
Medical Centres
by RUDEBOX
25 minutes 47 seconds ago
Secretive mega shake-up of NHS could cost 15 mil
by granny
Today at 06:13 PM
viewsonic 22" monitor
by tommybarry
Today at 06:09 PM
La La Land
by paxvobiscum
Today at 02:52 PM
Windows 10 recovery disc
by Habdab
Today at 01:59 PM
Girls midsleeper cabin bed
by crazyvirgogirl
Today at 01:34 PM
Asbestos shed removal
by fish5133
Today at 01:09 PM
Lost Mobile Phone
by spinner1
Today at 11:57 AM
Spy in the wild
by rocks
Today at 12:13 AM
January
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Indian/Jazz fusion music Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
Yesterday at 11:19 AM
Chinese New Year Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
Yesterday at 11:08 AM
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#398249 - 30th Mar 2010 8:12am Charity bags
Nigel Offline

Wise One

Registered: 26th Mar 2010
Posts: 850
Loc: Wirral
Wirral CH63, seems to get an awfull lot of charity bags stuffed through letteboxes these days - about 4 a week at least, We do not have a Ton of stuff to give away each week! Do other parts of WIrral suffer from this? WE DONT WANT THEM thanks.

I understand they are for a good cause, but far too many of them!


Edited by nigelmclelland (30th Mar 2010 8:19am)
Edit Reason: More info
_________________________
O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever ...

Top
Lifestyle : Advertising
Click me for more Information......


Looking for a Service / Tradesman? Look in our Local Business Directory. Click Me
#398252 - 30th Mar 2010 8:51am Re: Charity bags [Re: Nigel]
AR_One Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 14th Nov 2007
Posts: 435
Loc: Wirral
It's always a good thing to check the small print on these bags carefully as some of them say things "ABC recycling supports this charity" whilst giving the impression that the collection is being run by the charity so not much of your donation will actually end up with the charity.

If in doubt take things to a charity shop or the collection bins in some of the supermarkets.

Top
#398253 - 30th Mar 2010 8:55am Re: Charity bags [Re: AR_One]
polo_phil Offline

Forum Master

Registered: 9th Jan 2009
Posts: 3080
Loc: Birkenhead
As AR_One says I take mine to the charity shop or Collection Bins.

I have tried a couple of times putting the bag out but they never get collected

Top
#398258 - 30th Mar 2010 9:42am Re: Charity bags [Re: polo_phil]
bert1 Offline

Wiki Veteran

Registered: 27th Nov 2008
Posts: 7846
Loc: tranmere
Just use them as small bin liners.
_________________________
God help us,
Come yourself,
Don't send Jesus,
This is no place for children.


Bertieone.

Top
#398383 - 30th Mar 2010 7:15pm Re: Charity bags [Re: bert1]
bobi1 Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 5th Dec 2009
Posts: 572
Loc: wirral
I think there are too many of them too Nigel.I only give to certain charities anyway and they do usually pick up the stuff I put out. Some ask you to place the unused bags outside on collection day so they can be taken back but I don't think many people do. If my stuff doesn't get taken I just use the next one that I would be prepared to give to and use that as the outer bag with the other one inside it.

Top
#398385 - 30th Mar 2010 7:32pm Re: Charity bags [Re: bobi1]
Sanchez Offline

Wiki Veteran

Registered: 17th Dec 2003
Posts: 8019
Loc: my house
I use mine to line the inside of the bin in my bedroom. So convenient and useful!
_________________________
Uncertainty or not knowing causes depression, Im happy because I know I'm going to die one day!

Top
#398407 - 30th Mar 2010 10:38pm Re: Charity bags [Re: Sanchez]
Capt_America Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 26th Jul 2008
Posts: 1499
Loc: Wallasey
We use ours in our recycling bin. They are worn out after a couple of weeks, and they usually have handle which make them easy to empty and replace.
_________________________
See you in cyberspace!

Top
#398415 - 30th Mar 2010 10:58pm Re: Charity bags [Re: Nigel]
abcdefgh Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 4th Aug 2009
Posts: 350
Loc: wirral
Originally Posted By: nigelmclelland
Wirral CH63, seems to get an awfull lot of charity bags stuffed through letteboxes these days - about 4 a week at least, We do not have a Ton of stuff to give away each week! Do other parts of WIrral suffer from this? WE DONT WANT THEM thanks.

I understand they are for a good cause, but far too many of them!


Yes, in our area ch45, we get at least 2 bags pushed through door a week. We havent got that much to give away and I dont always think that its for charitable causes! Could be anyone just wanting to sell them on at a boot Sale, you never know.

Top
#399491 - 4th Apr 2010 11:23pm Re: Charity bags [Re: abcdefgh]
SoundLad Offline

Are you SoNutz?
Forum Master

Registered: 22nd Aug 2007
Posts: 2987
Loc: Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Yer great for bin bags smile I used to drop shi* off at YMCA or the later i didnt want anymore.. So i use the bags as bin liners haha.. But they very frequent its like there pestering you for stuff when you have already give stuff away laugh
_________________________
Lee Mills


Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
La La Land
by paxvobiscum
Today at 02:52 PM
Windows 10 recovery disc
by nidgynoo
Today at 10:22 AM
Lost Mobile Phone
by spinner1
Yesterday at 06:56 PM
What was County Hall, Abbey Street, Birkenhead?
by yoller
Yesterday at 01:28 PM
Found a mobile phone 14/01/2017 WALLASEY
by GaryFromWirral
Yesterday at 11:28 AM
For Sale & Free
viewsonic 22" monitor
by tommybarry
Today at 03:39 PM
Childs LFC peddle bike 5 - 8 Yrs
by Pete_M
13th Jan 2017 8:41pm
Projector
by madrob
13th Jan 2017 3:35pm
27 apple flavoured iron supplement sachets
by turnip
12th Jan 2017 7:46pm
25 Rail Travel Voucher
by turnip
12th Jan 2017 7:04pm
Featured Member
Registered: 18th Mar 2009
Posts: 77
Newest Members
pjmeaneydog, jennynoonan, nicklive66, MikeStewart, AronW
12179 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Indian/Jazz fusion music Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
Yesterday at 11:19 AM
Chinese New Year Liverpool
by paxvobiscum
Yesterday at 11:08 AM
Asbestos shed removal
by TRFCKrisTRFC
13th Jan 2017 10:51pm
Need help
by Dilly
12th Jan 2017 10:00pm
Royal Navy Dockyards Plymouth in Winter
by paxvobiscum
7th Jan 2017 9:18am
News : New Topics
Secretive mega shake-up of NHS could cost 15 mil
by RUDEBOX
Today at 05:58 PM
Lost Mobile Phone
by spinner1
Yesterday at 06:56 PM
Found a mobile phone 14/01/2017 WALLASEY
by GaryFromWirral
Yesterday at 11:28 AM
Control of The Main Stream Media
by fish5133
Yesterday at 12:46 AM
Deportation Row
by granny
14th Jan 2017 12:23pm
New Enthusiast Forums
La La Land
by paxvobiscum
Today at 02:52 PM
Windows 10 recovery disc
by nidgynoo
Today at 10:22 AM
Facebook Account Advice
by fish5133
14th Jan 2017 2:50pm
Spy in the wild
by cools
14th Jan 2017 2:45pm
I, Daniel Blake
by eddtheduck
14th Jan 2017 1:22pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Windows 10 recovery disc 87
La La Land 46
Secretive mega shake-up of NHS could cost 15 mil 35
Breastfeeding Dads Want to Be A Breastfeeding Hero 15
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Mon 8:18am
Sunset Mon 4:26pm
Local Time Mon 7:24pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .