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Recycle your electrical waste

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Recycle Electrical

In the UK there are more than 15 billion electrical and electronic appliances, an average of 25 per householder and, at present, only 10% of the electrical waste is currently recycled.

Find out how you can recycle your household electrical items in Ipswich...

Give & Take events

Come to our Give & Take events 2017 and reuse/recycle your unwanted items, or simply come along and take something away for free!

Bring along any unwanted small household items such as kettles, vacuum cleaners, TVs, hair dryers and straighteners, irons etc. All items will be PAT safety tested before being placed out for reuse.

Small electricals

You can help to recycle more small electrical items from your home by taking them to a local electrical recycling bank.

Electrical items should not be placed in your bins at home (black or blue).

Find your nearest electrical recycling bank

What can and can't be recycled

Large electricals

We’ve partnered with Ipswich Furniture Project to provide a collection service within Ipswich for large electrical items.

Household electrical items larger than a microwave are collected free of charge, regardless of condition.

There are several options available if you have unwanted items that are still in good condition.

See Re-using large items for more information.

Contact Details

Waste and Recycling,
Gipping House,
7 Whittle Road,
Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate,

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01473 433090