Toaster recycling

Old or broken toasters can be recycled – like anything with a plug, battery or cable.

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Toaster recycling

It’s as easy as ABC

ASK

Could you mend your toaster? Donate it to a charity? Could you pass it on to a friend? Or maybe sell it to someone who can get a few more slices out of it?

BAG IT

Time to recycle your toaster? Find a bag that you can use to store all your unwanted electricals until your next trip to the recycling centre – or until collection day if you have one.

CHECK

Discover your nearest reuse and recycling point. Just pop your postcode in our recycling locator. Perfectly done.

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Where can you recycle your toaster?

With your recycling collection

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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At the recycling centre

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

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Kerbside recycling bins

Some supermarkets, car parks and designated roadside areas have bins where you can deposit small items like toasters for recycling.

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In store

Thousands of shops across the UK will now take your old toaster for recycling if you’re buying a new one from them. 

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Near you

Find your nearest electrical recycling collection or drop-off point by popping your postcode into our handy locator.

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Find your nearest recycling point

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

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