We Need Your Views!

Local to the Wantage area? At Sustainable Wantage, we want to hear your views on the environment to help us prioritise what we do – whether it’s about transport issues, what and where to recycle or how green your home energy is. Fill in our community survey by 3rd December and you’ll also have the…

Free Laptops update

We’re pausing our Free Laptop collection for the time being, to give our fantastic tech volunteers a break. Thanks to everyone who’s donated an old laptop, with 47 reconditioned so far and passed on to very grateful new users.

Covid-19 – The Mix and Free Food Delivery

The Mix is currently closed to the public during the Covid-19 crisis. The Mix Community Fridge is still delivering free surplus food, donated by local supermarkets, to local households, prioritising those most in need. If you or someone you know is struggling – either you can’t get out or you don’t have enough money to…

Community Fridge

The Mix Community Fridge accepts surplus food from local businesses and members of the public and makes it freely available to everyone. Join us in helping reduce food waste by sharing! The fridge is open Mon 4-7pm, Tues 9am-2pm, Wed 1-6pm, Thurs 9am-2pm, Fri 1-6pm and Sat 9am-1pm. You can bring food to the fridge…

Resource Bank

We have all kinds of resources available in The Mix; glass jars and screw top bottles for jam makers and home brewers, fabrics, beads, wools, ribbons, boxes, bottle tops, juice cartons, pots, etc. There is also an ideas file to give you inspiration on how any of these can be given a new lease of…

Repair Cafe

On the first Saturday morning of every month we have volunteer fixers ready to help you repair household and electrical items. As well as welcoming anyone popping in with things for fixing, we collect broken or unwanted electrical items to repair and sell on, to reduce the amount ending up in landfill. For more info contact…

Terracycle collection point

The Mix is a Terracycle collection point for crisp packets and biscuit wrappers. From July 2019 we’re now also collecting chocolate bar wrappers, chocolate and sweet bags and multipack outer packaging, having signed up to Terracycle’s new confectionery recycling programme. Terracycle specialise in recycling hard-to-recycle waste. Their programmes are funded by brands, manufacturers, and retailers…

Sesi Refills

In The Mix you can refill your own containers with Sesi washing up liquid, laundry liquid (bio and non-bio), fabric conditioner, hand soap, white vinegar for cleaning, surface cleaner, toilet cleaner and rinse aid. Re-using bottles reduces the amount of plastic in the waste stream and saves the energy spent in manufacturing or recycling. SESI products…