Waste and Recycling A-Z

Electrical equipment

  • Cables
  • Computers
  • Dishwashers
  • Fridges
  • Games consoles
  • Heaters
  • Keyboards
  • Lighting equipment
  • Radios
  • Telephones
  • Televisions
  • Toasters
  • Tumble driers
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Visual Display Units (VDUs)
  • Washing machines

Recycle, reuse or dispose

Any Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) in good working order can be re-sold or given away.

For repairable WEEE items, find out about Restart Parties.

For non-repairable WEEE items:

Related information

Waste electrical items displaying this logo should be recycled. Whilst residents are entitled to place small items displaying this logo in with their general rubbish, that prevents them from being recycled. It is an offence to mix items displaying this logo with general rubbish except in a domestic context.

See also

Many suppliers now provide a "like for like" take-back service for large WEEE items when you purchase new electrical equipment regardless of the condition it is in.