Dorset Paper Banks - Supporting Local Neds

25th September 2014


Local charity Dorset Community Foundation have teamed together with Perrys Recycling to launch a charity paper bank scheme with the support and agreement from several of our local supermarkets throughout Dorset.


The scheme enables Dorset residents the opportunity to give back to their community by recycling their old newspapers, magazines, junk mail and telephone books through one of their local Perrys Recycling paper banks. Perrys Recycling is providing and maintaining the paper banks across the county with £10 per tonne going to the Dorset Community Foundation.


Brian Perry, Chair of Perrys Recycling, has selected four different Community Foundations across the south west to become a part of the paper bank scheme initiative. He said, "We look forward to working with local supermarkets and supporting Dorset Community Foundation and all the good causes across the county".

Dorset Community Foundation accompanied Perrys Recycling at local supermarket Tesco, Pennys Walk, Ferndown to unveil the official banner for the scheme.

Tracy Melling, Development Director for the Foundation explained, "There are over 4,000 charities and community groups across Dorset, and we understand that although the majority of us would like to give financial support to these charities, it isn't always possible. The paper-bank initiative with Perrys Recycling provides a wonderful opportunity for those who want to give locally to do so."

If you would like to show your support by donating your old paper through Perrys Recycling, you can do so by visiting one of the local supermarkets below:

Tesco, River Avenue, BOURNEMOUTH
Sainsburys, Pitwines, POOLE
Tesco, Penny's Walk, FERNDOWN
The Co-Operative, Corfe Mullen, WIMBORNE
Tesco, Christy's Lane, SHAFTESBURY
ASDA, Newstead Road, WEYMOUTH
The Co-Operative Food, Littlemoor Shopping Centre, Littlemoor Road, WEYMOUTH
Morrisons, Manor Roundabout, Dorchester Road, WEYMOUTH
Tesco, Park Road, Easton, PORTLAND
The Co-Operative, GILLINGHAM


Pictured (L-R) Tracy Melling, Development Director at Dorset Community Foundation, David Harris, Consultant at Perrys Recycling, Brian Perry, Chair of Perrys Recycling and Adam Hardy, Stock Control Manager at Tesco.


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