Recycle electrical items

You can dispose of your old household electronic equipment:

Recycling at Townmead Road

Separate containers are provided:

  • Large household appliances (like washing machines and cookers)
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Televisions and computer monitors
  • Fluorescent tubes and energy efficient light bulbs (gas discharge lamps) - see the Recycle Now website for other disposal options
  • Other WEEE (commonly called small WEEE) (for example: hair dryers or electric toothbrushes)

If you don't know which container to place your electrical items, ask a member of staff on site who will be happy to assist.

When you book a bulky waste collection

We can collect and recycle handheld and other small waste electrical items from your home without charge when you book a bulky waste or fridge/freezer collection. Please note that only domestic electrical items can be collected and the size limit is 21cm x 19cm.

Items which can be collected from outside your property include:

  • Toasters
  • Kettles
  • Electric toothbrushes and tools
  • Laptops and computer keyboards
  • Desk fans
  • Desk phones, mobile phones
  • Electric shavers
  • Hair driers
  • Portable radios
  • Hi-Fi / CD players
  • DVD players
  • Bread makers
  • Slow cookers
  • Food processors, blenders/juicers and other similar items

Items that cannot collected from outside your property include:

  • Hoovers
  • Microwave ovens
  • TVs and screens
  • Lawnmowers
  • Fridges or fridge freezers
  • Batteries
  • Light bulbs or fluorescent lights
  • Cables
  • Printers

Dispose of electrical items elsewhere

Some shops may take your old electrical items when you purchase a new one (please note that retailers may charge to collect your old electrical items)

Large retailers that sell batteries should also have recycling containers for returning them.

Updated: 26 June 2017