A ring in recycled gold, made by Lylie's.If the idea of helping the planet by buying jewellery from recycled metals grabs you, you’re in luck. Jewellers and designers are creating gorgeous adornments using recycled metals - some of it from discarded electricals.If you’d like to go straight to our list of jewellers using recycled metals you can jump ahead. But you may be intrigued to know that some ...Read More
The history of WEEE recycling: key facts about the WEEE scheme, how it works and how it benefits youYou might have heard the term WEEE recycling or WEEE disposal. Maybe you’ve seen the symbol of a crossed-out wheelie bin. But do you know what ‘WEEE’ stands for or what it does? In this article we describe the history of WEEE recyciling, where WEEE came from, how it works ...Read More
Times are changing fast in the world of second-hand electricals and electronics. So you’d be forgiven if you hadn’t clocked that many charity shops now take electrical goods, and that some will even collect from your home. But the truth is, with at least one national charity - British Heart Foundation - now running shops specifically branded as electrical stores, it’s never been easier to donate old electricals ...Read More
The Electrical Retailer Take-back rules - and how can they help you recycle your electricals.The new Electrical Retailer Take-back rules mean recycling appliances has just got easier. Now, when you buy a new electrical product from any one of thousands of shops across the UK, the store will take back your old appliance on a like-for-like basis. And they will do so whether or not you bought your ...Read More
Download our handy guideDestroy your data, don’t just delete it.This follows advice from the Government’s National Cyber Security CentreBefore passing on your smart device for reuse or recycling you need to permanently delete all personal and private data so that it can’t be retrieved.Think about all the devices where you store photos, forms, financial records and documents with information like your address, date of birth and even passwords. ...Read More
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