In the UK an average householder owns 25 electrical or electronic appliances and, at present, only 10% of the electrical waste is currently recycled.
Find out how you can recycle your household electrical items in Ipswich.
Electrical items should not be placed in your bins at home (black or blue).
You can recycle small electrical items at Suffolk Recycling Centres in the small electricals items container.
You can also take them to a local electrical recycling bank.
|Yes please||No thank you|
|✓ Hair dryer/straighteners||✗ Batteries|
|✓ Kettles||✗ Cookers|
|✓ Toasters||✗ Fridges/freezers|
|✓ Irons||✗ Washing machines|
|✓ Food mixers||✗ Tumble driers|
|✓ Small lamps||✗ Microwave cookers|
|✓ Key boards||✗ Vacuum cleaners|
|✓ Shavers||✗ Lights bulbs|
|✓ DVD players||✗ Computer monitors|
|✓ Clocks/clock radios||✗ TVs|
|✓ Radios||✗ Rubbish|
|✓ Small fans||✗ Anything that will not fit into the chute|
|✓ Battery operated/electrical|
|✓ Power tools|
|✓ Remote Controls|
You can recycle large electrical items at Suffolk Recycling Centres in the large domestic appliance section.
Alterntively, there are several organisations that provide collection services within Ipswich for large electrical items.
EACH accept donations of good quality furniture or electrical items and can collect them free of charge.
IFP accept donations of good quality re-usable furniture and household electrical items and will collect them free of charge.
They also offer a chargeable collection service for non-working electrical items bigger than a microwave (e.g. TVs, Fridges, Freezers).