Toys and Games
Most homes will have toys and board games that are no longer used tucked away in cupboards and drawers.
Buy toys that are durable
Check you’re buying toys and games that are wanted
Be careful with toys to help them last longer
Swap toys with your friends and neighbours
Give unwanted toys that can still be played with to schools, playgroups, charities and any local groups that will benefit from them
Buy toys and games from charity shops or online swap sites
Swap computer games in store to get discounts on new games or another second-hand game
Ask the manufacturer to see if they sell replacement pieces
Make a new piece to replace a lost one
Buy spare pieces like dice or counters
There may be parts of toys that could be recycled. Check your local services.