Electric toothbrush recycling

How to recycle an electric toothbrush and its parts.

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Electrical recycling near me

Electric toothbrush recycling

As easy as ABC

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Could you mend your toothbrush? Or if it’s working, maybe you could donate it to a charity. See our page on donating electricals.

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Find a bag to store all your unwanted electricals until your next visit to your recycling centre, electrical retailer – or until collection day if you have one. Don’t forget to take batteries out and recycle them separately if you can.

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Find your nearest recycling point by entering your postcode in our recycling locator. And you’re smiling.

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Where can you recycle electric toothbrushes?

Some councils collect electricals for recycling – either with your regular waste collection or by special arrangement. Contact the council or check their website.

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Your local recycling centre

All household waste and recycling centres have bins for electricals and batteries. Some also have an area for items that can be refurbished to be passed on.

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Recycling banks

Some supermarkets, car parks and designated roadside areas have electrical recycling bins. Almost all supermarkets have battery bins.

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In store

Thousands of shops across the UK will now take your old electric toothbrush for recycling if you’re buying a new one from them. Some take back all your old electricals for recycling even if you’re not buying something new. #zerowaste


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Find your nearest recycling point

Put in your postcode to find recycling and reuse centres near you