Shrewsbury charity wants your furniture & electrical items

Shrewsbury Furniture Scheme are a registered charity who operate independently across Shrewsbury and its rural hinterland to provide disadvantaged households with recycled furniture and household goods at low prices.

Shrewsbury Furniture Scheme, first established in 1994, now trade under the name Home Essentials.  They operate predominantly in and around Shrewsbury by offering free collections of unwanted household goods, in good condition, and then passing them on directly to the disadvantaged within the local community at rock bottom prices.

Mike Hall, Chairman of the Shrewsbury Furniture Scheme (Home Essentials), said:

“We are keen to remind people that, with the current economic climate, there is more demand for our services from local people in financial difficulty.  As such we always need more donations of good quality furniture and electricals.  To donate items to us you should call us direct on 01743 246668.  We can offer free collections of reusable furniture from Shrewsbury and the surrounding area.”

So if you want to save yourself a trip to the tip, why not donate good quality household goods to the Shrewsbury Furniture Scheme.  For more information on this charity visit


James Thompson James Thompson

Waste Prevention Officer, Waste Management, Shropshire Council

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