recycle your electricals

Small steps. Big change.

Recycle Your Electricals campaign

Recycle Your Electricals is a UK-wide campaign encouraging and supporting more people to reuse and recycle their old electricals – saving precious resources from being lost forever.

The Little Spring Clean

Revved up for recycling?

Let the former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq and professional declutterer Nicola Lewis help you make sense of that tangle of small old electricals hiding away in our homes.


Coronavirus and recycling your electricals

Decluttering? Don’t bin your old electricals; gather up, prepare and store them in a bag until after lockdown. You’ll find step by step information on the site to help you prepare your items ready to recycle or pass on. In the meantime, please follow the Government guidelines on going out. Stay safe, and stay at home.

What electrical items can be recycled?

Anything with a plug, battery or cable can be recycled.

WEEE recycling image infographic showing number of drop off points in the UK = 1,700 An infographic showing that 75% of old electrical items can be recycled


What you can do


You might be surprised at the value hidden in our old electricals – and the benefits of recycling them.

What’s the issue?


See how easy it is to get your unwanted electricals ready to pass on or recycle – we walk you through it.

Prepare your items

Do it

It’s never been easier to find a recycling point near you. Just put your postcode into our recycling locator. If your local council doesn’t offer kerbside collections, get everything prepped now for recycling later.

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Our Latest News

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Transforming waste into national pride

Japan has spent the last 2 years collecting small old electricals from all over the country ahead of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. 80,000 tonnes of old electricals, previously regarded as waste, are being turned into 5,000 gold, silver and bronze medals for Olympians and Paralympians to wear with pride.

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