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What textiles and small electricals can be recycled kerbside?

Please keep small electricals and textiles separate. Please place items in to a standard sized plastic carrier bag and leave out next to your bin by 7:30am on the day of your collection. 

Please note that collection is limited to 3 standard sized carrier bags at any one time.

Small Electricals

electricals bag


Yes please:

  • Irons, toasters, blenders and other kitchen appliances
  • Power tools, 
  • Smoke detectors and thermostats
  • Hairdryers, clippers and shavers, electric toothbrushes, straighteners and curling tongs
  • Radios, CD/MP3 players and speakers
  • Alarm clocks, calculators, clocks and torches
  • DVD and video players, game consoles and remote controls
  • Mobile phones, cameras and chargers
  • Hard drives and computer components
  • Small electrical toys
  • Household, mobile phone and laptop batteries.

No thanks:

  • low energy light bulbs
  • TVs, laptops and computer monitors
  • Anything too big to fit inside a standard size carrier bag


textiles bag


Yes please:

All kinds of clothing, curtains, bed sheets, blankets and towels. Items don't need to be in good condition as they will be recycled into something else.

No thanks:

Duvets, pillows, cushions, shoes, rugs and carpet