Why you should recycle electrical goods
Certain electrical items should not be thrown away with your household rubbish, as they contain metals and potentially hazardous chemicals.
If they are collected separately for recycling, the metals can be reused and the chemicals can be separated and safely disposed of or recycled.
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How to recycle your electrical goods
You can bring your old and broken electricals to the Household Reuse & Recycling Centre at La Collette
La Collette Household Reuse and Recycling Centre
What you can put in the electricals recycling banks
You can put the following items into the electrical recycling banks:
- DVD players
- hair dryers and other styling appliances
- game consoles
- DIY equipment (drills and sanders)
- vacuum cleaners
- lawn mowers
- fat fryers - remember to empty out the cooking oil and bring this with you in a separate container for recycling in the cooking oil recycling bank
- bread makers and other kitchen appliances
What you can't put in the electricals recycling banks
The following items should be taken to separate recycling areas at the Household Reuse & Recycling Centre at La Collette
- laptops, tablets and PDAs
This is because these items have a screen and require specialist recycling.
Recycling larger electrical goods
Larger items, eg cookers, fridges and freezers, should be taken to separate recycling areas at the Household Reuse & Recycling Centre at La Collette
- large appliances
- cooling appliances
Recycling the batteries from old appliances
Remove all batteries from your appliances and recycle these separately at our battery recycling bank.
Recycle your household batteries
If you're not sure which collection point to use, contact the Household Reuse & Recycling Centre.
Recycling other household items