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Recycling kitchen equipment at summer fete

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Brandnewbrighttomorrow Mon 19-May-14 01:07:19

Not sure if this is the right place to post but:

Primary school PTA are organising a summer fete based on ww2 make-do-and-mend principles, so we're having a grow-your-own area (plants and garden equipment), a make-your-own section with haberdashers and craft stalls.

We have a an idea about a reduce, recycle, reuse section where parents could donate or swap kitchen equipment but can't quite visualise how to make it work. It doesn't necessarily have to have be fundraising - happy for it to be just a way to pass on those bits of kitchen kit that you bought with good intentions but never/rarely used (or realised you already had - guilty as charged!) Any ideas how we could make it work?

I suppose we could just ask for donations of kit and label with the donor's name, that way we could give it back if it doesn't go/sell. I'm really keen that we're not saddled with a bunch of stuff we can't shift!

Leeds2 Mon 19-May-14 12:00:11

I'm not sure if you are allowed to sell any electrical equipment, if that is what you mean, unless it has been certified as safe by an electrician. I used to work in a charity shop and they refused donations of any electrical goods for that reason.

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