Recycling personal grooming appliances

Recycling hair dryers and other old grooming devices is a good look – and you’ll be helping the planet too.

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Recycling personal grooming appliances

Old hairdryers, straighteners, electric shavers, hair clippers, curlers, electric toothbrushes and other health and beauty products – if it has a plug, battery or cable, it can be recycled.

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Did you know?

23.8 million

That’s how many people used electric toothbrushes in the UK in 2018.

Rechargeable batteries in toothbrushes often contain metals such as nickel, cadmium and zinc, which can be recycled and used again in new mobile phones and laptops – putting a smile on someone’s face.

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