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Liberate your Lego with Zapper and CollectPlus

Posted on 17/08/2015 by Marketing

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We all love Lego, but if you’re on a decluttering drive and have a large collection of the colourful bricks taking up space at home, we suggest you try out Zapper‘s ingenious new recycling service. Their unique scheme recycles Lego, which is paid by the kilo in return for cash, and it also gives you the option of making a donation to charity. Read on to find out how it works. How to recycle Lego bricks Recycling Lego bricks with Zapper is easy: simply place the unwanted bricks in an ordinary plastic bag, weigh it on a set of kitchen read more…

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Early May Bank Holiday: service update

Posted on 30/04/2015 by Marketing

Due to the upcoming bank holiday, parcels will not be delivered to or collected from our stores on Monday 4th May. You may drop off items in line with stores’ opening hours, but they will not be collected and moved onwards until Tuesday 5th. For up-to-date information on our services and Mon-Fri customer support from 9am-6pm, please follow us on Twitter.

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What size parcel can I send with CollectPlus?

Posted on 23/04/2015 by Marketing

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Are you looking to use our send service and want to know what size parcels you can send with CollectPlus? Our handy guide below should tell you all you need to know to ensure your items is within the right dimensions and within our weight limit of 10kg, so we recommend you refer to it whenever you want to send a parcel with us. To make it easier to remember what parcel weights we carry, we have grouped these into three categories: light, regular and heavy, along with examples of familiar items that weigh roughly the same amount. Before you send, read more…

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The True Cost of Waiting in for Christmas Gifts & Parcels will Cost the British Economy £868 Million This Christmas

Posted on 13/12/2013 by Marketing

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Waiting in for online shopping to be delivered will cost the British Economy £868 Million this Christmas. Research by CollectPlus reveals the true cost of waiting in for Christmas gifts and other parcels throughout the year – Waiting around: The average Briton will spend 142 minutes waiting for gifts to be delivered this Christmas – and almost 32 hours over the course of the whole year – Time off work: 41% of people have taken time off work to wait in for a delivery in the past – Waiting in for deliveries is a turn off: More than one in four read more…

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Collectplus CEO meets the Princess Royal

Posted on 06/11/2013 by Marketing

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Collectplus CEO Neil Ashworth talks with the Princess Royal at last weeks Transaid 15th Anniversary Reception at Buckingham Palace.   Also in the photo is Steve Agg (CEO of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport). Comic Relief announced a £1 million grant to transport industry charity Transaid, at the organisation’s 15th anniversary celebration at Buckingham Palace, hosted by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal. The five-year grant, which will be used to set up Transaid’s Emergency Transport Scheme in Adamawa State in Nigeria, was welcomed by charity patron The Princess Royal who also paid tribute to the transport and logistics read more…

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Wiggle Offers Click & Collect Delivery Service with CollectPlus

Posted on 07/05/2013 by Marketing

Wiggle has partnered with CollectPlus, the UK’s largest store-based parcel delivery and returns service, to offer its customers the ‘Click&Collect’ delivery option. The popular pure play sports retailer has used the CollectPlus returns service since 2011 and its customers can take advantage of having their cycling, running or swimming accessory purchases from Wiggle delivered to their local CollectPlus store the next day. With over 5,000 convenience stores and petrol stations in the CollectPlus network, most of which are open early until late, seven days a week, the Click&Collect service makes it easy and convenient for customers to pick up their read more…

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