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Scrap metal cannot be recycled via the weekly kerbside collection service.
You can take your scrap metal to your local Household Waste Recycling Centres.
You can also take it to a scrap metal merchant, however, you will need to take some form of identification and proof of address with you.
Shoes can be recycled via the weekly kerbside collection service.
Just place them in a separate plastic bag and put it out by 7am on your collection day.
You can also take them to a textile bank.
In both cases, please remember to tie them together.
Spectacles are needed by people in developing countries and can be taken to most major opticians.