The Little Spring Clean 2021

The nationwide campaign to set you free from all those annoying little electrical bits and pieces.

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Zandra Rhodes with electrical tote

Little Spring Clean 2021

Organise your spring clean. Fabulously.

British fashion icon Zandra Rhodes has designed a tote specially for you to gather up and recycle your small unwanted electricals in style.

Whether you’re a secret thrower or proud recycler, get a tote for your Little Spring Clean. Then find your nearest recycling point using our locator.

What is the Little Spring Clean?

8 in 10 decluttering in lockdown illustration Illustration - Nearly 1 in 3 have ditched old kitchen gear

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Your Little Spring Clean toolkit

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Sorting made simple

Professional declutterer Nicola Lewis shares her winning formula for a well-organised spring clean.

Sort it with Nicola
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How to be data safe

Anxiety about personal data stops many of us recycling phones and other smart devices. Unlock your potential with our quick guide.

Delete your data

What can you recycle?

Spoilers. Anything with a plug, battery or cable.

What can be recycled?
Paul Lewis talking about selling, donating or recycling electricals

Money for old tech

Personal finance expert Paul Lewis reveals how to make a little extra from your unwanted electricals.

Cash for nowt

You are the campaign

From weird mix to happy medium

“If I open drawers and there’s stuff that hasn’t been used for ages, I might just get rid of it….

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What goes on behind closed (garage) doors

Mary is a self-confessed secret thrower.  “Our garage is a dump,” says Mary, founder of media company News Presenters. “We…

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Kate has designs on her old electricals

Interiors expert gets behind Give-Back January Journalist Kate Watson-Smyth was taken aback to learn about the enormous amounts of unwanted…

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Where to take those small electricals for recycling

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Kids can get in on the action too

Get our fun activity pack for children of all ages. With the Tech Treasure Hunt you’ll soon have them hunting for old electricals buried in drawers and cupboards – and discovering the hidden treasure they contain.

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