What can you do with the items that you don’t want to take home with you when you move out this summer?
Students living off-campus please see the below information (you can also download and print off our useful checklist):
One of the easiest things to do is to get organised now!
Plan ahead and protect your deposit. You don’t want to get fined for the things you leave behind
These are examples of what students could be charged for not leaving their property how they found it. Refer to your individual contract or speak to your Landlord/Letting Agent.
Where is the Recycling Centre?
Bath, BA1 3AT
(Opposite play area in Royal Victoria Park/near Argos)
Open 8am – 4.15pm weekdays
8am – 3.45pm weekends and
Take bulky items such as electrical equipment, furniture, bric-a-brac!
What is collected from your kerbside?
Please use this useful table for anything else……..what can you recycle and where?
|Carrier bags||Take them to your local supermarket to be reused or recycled||Supermarket|
|Clothes, bedding & linen||Small amounts of clothes and shoes can go out with your weekly kerbside collection. Sheets and linen can be taken to the Recycling Centre||Local area, at home or Midland Road Recycling Centre, Bath (next to Argos on the Upper Bristol Road)|
|Electrical & electronic (anything with a plug or battery)||Can be taken to the Recycling Centre||Midland Road Recycling Centre, Bath (next to Argos on the Upper Bristol Road)|
|Furniture||Why not donate if still in reasonable condition: Genesis Furniture Project, Freecycle or the Sofa Project. If not the Council offer a bulk waste collection service for a small cost||Local charity or Council collection from home, call Council Connect on 01225 394041 for a quote|
|Garden waste||Fortnightly kerbside collection. You need to purchase a Council brown paper sack from local stores (please contact Council Connect for your nearest stockist). Or can be brought to the Recycling Centre free of charge||Collection from home or Midland Road Recycling Centre, Bath (next to Argos on the Upper Bristol Road)|
|Food waste (perishable)||Weekly kerbside collection||At home|
|Food (unopened tins, dried foods)||Donate to a local charity, Genesis or the Food Bank||Local charity or from home|
|Pots & pans||Why not donate them to a local charity shop or leave them behind for next years students (please check with your landlord if this is ok)||Local charity or from home|
|Household waste (refuse)||Weekly kerbside collection or can be brought to the Recycling Centre||At home or at Midland Road Recycling Centre, Bath (next to Argos on the Upper Bristol Road)|
Please note: If you believe that you are unfairly charged any costs after moving out of your property you can contact Student Housing Services Tel: 01225 875843 (Bath Spa University) for advice.
For those of you who will be moving out of University accommodation please see the below links:
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