What electricals can be recycled?

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

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Learn more about what electronics can be recycled and how to recycle them

Our homes, gardens, sheds and offices are crammed with all sorts of old electricals and gadgets that we no longer want or use. So it’s important to know what electronics can be recycled – literally anything with a plug, battery or cable. It’s easier than ever to recycle them, doing the planet and ourselves a huge favour.

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Smart devices and IT

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Mobile phones

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DID YOU KNOW?

Ring made from gold salvaged from recycled electricals

Your old electricals can be turned into jewellery

Unwanted electricals contain enough gold to make more than 850,000 rings every year

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