Small electrical appliance recycling
Small electrical appliance recycling is collected weekly on your normal collection day.
Any appliance, powered by batteries or with a plug can be put out for collection in a clearly marked carrier bag. Please ensure electrical leads are contained inside the bag and please remove all batteries, these can be disposed of at local retailers that sell batteries.
The collection crew will not collect an appliance if it is not presented in a carrier bag (including cable).
What type of appliances are collected
- Alarm clock
- Baby monitors
- Cassette players
- CD players
- DVD players
- Electronic air freshener (remove perfume)
- Fan heaters
- Smoke alarms
- Other small electrical appliance.
What can't be collected
- Any items that does not fit inside a carrier bag (including cable)
- Bulbs (fluorescent lamps)
- Batteries – these can be recycled at retailers who sell batteries
- TVs and monitors
- Car batteries
- Large vacuum cleaners
What happens to the collected appliances?
Once collected, the appliances are sent to a re-processing site where metals are recovered and sent for further refining. Waste plastics are often shredded and incinerated for energy.
You can take your recycling and household / garden waste free of charge to Space Waye Reuse and Recycling Centre. If Space Waye is closed, there are alternative re-use and recycling sites available in West London.