If you’re buying a new electrical item, we will recycle your old one for free
Unwanted electrical equipment is the UKs fastest growing type of waste; and many electrical items can be repaired or recycled, saving natural resources and the environment. If you don't recycle, electrical equipment will end up in landfill where hazardous substances will leak out and cause soil and water contamination – harming wildlife and also human health.
We are pleased to offer our customers the chance to recycle their old electrical items. For example, if a customer bought a new Cordless Phone from us we would accept their old Cordless Phone and prevent it going into a landfill site by disposing of it safely. Customers must return their WEEE item to us within 28 days of purchasing their new item. Our collection point is at our office address:
176 Bath Street,
To remind you that old electrical equipment can be recycled, it is now marked with a crossed-out wheeled bin symbol. Please do not throw any electrical equipment (including those marked with the crossed out wheeled bin symbol) in your bin.
As a conscientious retailer, we have also embraced the take back scheme for all portable batteries under the Waste Battery Regulations, which gives members of the public the opportunity to recycle their batteries free of charge as part of an initiative to increase battery recycling in the UK to 45% by 2016.
All waste batteries are classified as hazardous waste, as they contain a number of heavy metals and toxic chemicals. By disposing of batteries along with ordinary household waste, there is an increased risk of soil contamination and water pollution, which is why it is so important to recycle them.
Our collection point for waste batteries is as above.
Batteries can only be dropped off in person (please do not post). If you are unable access our take back site, there are a number of other ways for you to recycle your waste batteries conveniently. Many shops and supermarkets now operate a collection point; to find your nearest recycling site visit www.recycle-more.co.uk or contact your local council.
Under the Waste Battery Regulations, we are now offering a take back scheme for all portable waste batteries. You can return your waste batteries to our business premises in person (please do not post). Alternatively, you can find your local waste portable battery recycling facility at www.recyclenow.com. Most supermarkets and shops that sell batteries will have collection bins for used batteries, and some town halls, libraries or schools may also set up collection points. End-users may find stores in their local area more accessible.