How to Recycle Electrical Equipment at Home

In Devon, Torridge is the only area that can collect small electricals from your recycling bin. Teignbridge and West Devon collect mobile phones. However, there are recycling centres you can take your electrical equipment to. To find out more about what you can recycle and where it is recycled in your area click here.

How to Recycle Electrical Equipment at School

Electrical waste from schools is considered to be trade waste, so won’t be collected by your local District Council. There are several companies that can collect it from you to recycle, as well as some charities that will raise money by you donating old equipment. Some companies will refurbish and sell on equipment, while some will send it to be recycled into its separate components. Contract Waste will collect and recycle the following items:

  • Laptops and Desktop Computers
  • Mobile Devices
  • Hard Drives
  • Refrigerators
  • Toasters
  • Most Other Domestic and Commercial Electrical / Electronic Equipment