If your unwanted equipment is in working order, please consider finding it a better home than a recycling bin. Local 'Freecycle' or 'Sell or Swap' groups are ideal for this. Reuse is even better for the planet than recycling, and you will make someone happy!
Buying a new electrical or electronic item from us? We'll recycle the one you’re replacing for free. Simply bring the old electrical item in within 28 days, show us the receipt for its replacement and we’ll do the rest.
95 tonnes of gold, silver and palladium - equivalent to £857m - that could be reused if we simply recycled our old electricals.
You can also find local recycling points for your old electricals here
Recycling and reusing unwanted electrical or electronics can help save the planet, boost the economy and improve lives. Not only that, electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) contains materials, parts and substances which can be dangerous to the environment and harmful to human health if not disposed of correctly.
Discover the impact of reusing and recycling your electricals here
Anything with a plug, battery or cable can be recycled or reused! The materials from recycled electricals can be used in everything from children’s playgrounds to lifesaving equipment, while donated tech can help bridge the digital divide.
You’ll find this symbol on all your electrical items. It is a reminder to recycle your old electricals, rather than binning them.
As part of our commitment to reducing the amount of unwanted electrical waste being incinerated or sent to landfill sites, we’ll recycle your old electricals free of charge when you buy new ones. Together we can stop precious resources from being lost forever, save lives and help protect the planet.
Every year, we collect, reuse and recycle thousands of tonnes of old electrical and electronic equipment...
We take all your old electricals to a recycling plant for processing and separate into individual materials, so they can be turned into new, more useful things. Watch this film about how your old electricals are recycled.
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) is regulated by the UK Government. Find out more here
We’re proud to be working with the national Recycle Your Electricals campaign.
Need something recycled?
If you cannot recycle locally yourself and would like us to recycle for you, please email us at: [email protected]