Recycling A to Z - Electrical equipment

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Electrical equipment (small)

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Options for reuse, repair, recycling and disposal
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Small electrical items (including broken items) that can fit into a standard sized carrier bag can be recycled if placed in a bag on top of your blue, green or brown bin lid on collection day.

Small electrical items include:

  • lamps
  • telephones / mobile phones
  • electric toothbrushes
  • hair dryers
  • hair straighteners 
  • DVD players
  • games consoles
  • toasters
  • kettles
  • irons

Some bring bank sites also accept small electrical items for recycling.

Alternatively contact Emmaus Oxford, charity shops, advertise locally, use Oxford Freegle.

For larger electrical items, find out about our Bulky Waste Collection service.