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

Find your nearest donation or recycling point

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Cash in electricals

Make over £1,300 by selling your old electricals

We reveal the hidden value in the unwanted gadgets and household electricals we all have lying around at home – and show you how to turn yours into real money.

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In focus

With the best research and the smartest solutions we’re tackling electrical waste together.

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One mission

Recycle Your Electricals is a UK-wide campaign with one mission – to get the UK reusing and recycling our old, unwanted electricals.

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Simpler than you think

From recycling centres to shops, charities to community drop-off points, there’s over 22,100 locations on our locator to donate or recycle your old electricals.

Find your nearest one
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Binned batteries cause fires

Batteries hidden in electricals caused over 700 fires last year, when crushed in recycling centres, bins and recycling lorries. Always recycle them separately and safely.

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Old electricals? What you can do

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

Recycling our old electricals is a win-win

Protecting health and the environment and putting valuable resources back into the economy.

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What’s the problem?

Discarded electricals are one of the fastest growing sources of waste – and a big threat to the environment and human health.

About the issue
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What you can recycle

Anything with a plug, battery or cable can be recycled – and most of the materials in them can be made into new products.

What can be recycled
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How recycling works

From your home to your recycling centre to brand new products – the precious materials in old electricals get a new lease of life.

How recycling works
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Benefits of recycling

Recycling old electricals is better for the planet and your pocket. It means more jobs and saving precious resources.

About the benefits
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