Give one of these great options a spin.
Many electrical and mechanical faults can be fixed for less than the cost of a new machine.
Making a clean break with your old washing machine? Charities, social enterprises and some councils will pass on products in good condition to families who need them.
Make a little cash towards your next purchase – try selling your washing machine via online marketplaces such as eBay and Gumtree or local networks and noticeboards.
Recycling your washing machine and other household appliances is getting easier all the time. Retailers up and down the UK will now take your unwanted electrical product for recycling when you buy something new from them. You needn’t have bought your old one at the same store.Retailers will take back your old electricals
Old washing machines contain valuable parts and materials that are routinely recycled and used again – from the motor to plastics, copper, aluminium and steel.
What goes around comes around.
Two-thirds of UK homes had a washing machine in 1970. Now the figure is nearer 98%.
Which means millions of us will need to recycle a washing machine at some point.
Tens of thousands of washing machines and other household appliances have already been collected, refurbished and passed on to households who make good use of them.
Could yours be next?
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