Why are we involved?
Recycling facilities are now available for all customers at which you can deposit your old electrical products. This is a requirement under UK and European legislation (The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment – or WEEE – Directive). The aim of the legislation is to;
• Make good use of the materials that make up old electrical equipment by
recycling rather than disposing in landfill.
• Prevent the negative environmental effects of sending often hazardous
electrical equipment to landfill.
Where to dispose of electrical equipment?
Wherever practical, old electrical waste should not be disposed of with your household
You can locate your closest participating collection site at www.recycle-more.co.uk
(please remember to have your postcode to hand).
UK households dispose of over 1.2 million tonnes of electrical and electronic waste every
year. This is the equivalent of 150,000 double decker buses and would be enough to fill
the new Wembley Stadium 6 times over.
Much of the UK’s electronic waste ends up in landfill sites, where toxins put communities
at risk. Failure to segregate any type of recyclable material in the home will usually result
in items being disposed of in a landfill site (buried in the ground in the UK) or being
To remind you to recycle, all new electrical products are marked with a crossed out
wheeled bin symbol.
You can now recycle your old electricals with us.
If your buying a new electrical item, we will recycle your old one for free.
Unwanted electrical equipment is the UKs fastest growing type of waste.
Many electrical items can be repaired or recycled, saving natural resources and the environment. If you do not recycle, electrical equipment will end up in landfill where hazardous substances will leak out and cause soil and water contamination - harmin wildlife and also human life.
We are please to offer our customers the chance to recycle their old electricals items.
We will collect your old batteries free of charge.