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Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:53 pm

Does anyone know where I can dispose of a number of uncut drainable bags.  I don't want to just bin them if they can be used elsewhere.   Thanks

 

Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:39 pm

Send them to FOW, (Friends of Ostimates World Wide).

Website:   https://www.fowusa.org/

Address:

FOW-USA
4018 Bishop Lane
Louisville, KY 40218-4539

 

They will accept all new supplies.  I've mailed unused supplies to them several times as a result of having to change type of supplies.

Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:15 pm

Most ostomy nurses will take them to use for their clients who may not have the money/ insurance to afford their supplies.  

Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:51 pm

Hi see your from the UK, here's a UK charity you can send them to have to pay the postage though.... If you have an IA group near you they accept them and pass them on and saves on having to pay postage.

The Jacob’s Well Appeal
2 Ladygate
Beverley
East Yorkshire
England
HU17 8BH
Registered Charity Number: 515235

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