Recycling small electricals

Do you have a small electrical item sitting in your home gathering dust?

Hamsteels Community Centre will be hosting a temporary small electrical recycling point on Monday 22 November 2021 between 10am and 7pm.

Anyone who recycles an item is eligible to enter a free monthly competition to win a prize from our partners AO.com! For details on how to enter pick up a leaflet at the collection point, or visit www.durham.gov.uk/WEEE. Please note that due to the nature of the collections only items small enough to fit in a carrier bag can be accepted.

Small electrical and battery items include:

  • Freeview boxes
  • CD players and radios
  • Remote controls
  • Electronic toys
  • Headphones
  • Hairdryers
  • Hair straighteners/Curling tongs
  • Hair trimmers
  • Electric shavers
  • Electric toothbrushes
  • Kettles
  • Digital alarm clocks
  • Irons
  • Toasters
  • Sandwich makers
  • Electric scales
  • Blenders
  • Power tools
  • Sat Navs
  • Digital cameras
  • Handheld game consoles
  • Tablets and phones
  • Extension leads

If the item you are looking to recycle isn't small enough to fit in a carrier bag, please recycle it at a Household Waste Recycling Centre.