Why recycle WEEE?
With technology constantly developing, electronic devices and appliances are some of our most wasted household items.
Waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) is full of hazardous materials. This form of waste is having a huge negative effect on the environment.
Where to recycle WEEE?
Mini recycling centres
There are WEEE banks at the mini recycling centres at:
- Royal Hospital Road SW3 - between Franklin's Row and Ormonde Gate
- Holland Park car park W14 - Abbotsbury Road entrance
- King’s Road SW10 - outside Co-op
- Fulham Road SW10 - junction with Hortensia Road
You can leave small electrical items such as:
- mobile phones
They do not accept larger items such as:
- large TVs
Read more about mini recycling centres.
Free home collection
Small to medium products
TRAID collect small to medium-sized WEEE products as long as they are easy to handle by one person. This includes:
- small appliances such as irons, toasters, kettles, fans and vacuum cleaners
- IT and phones such as laptops, fax machines, printers and smart phones
- entertainment equipment such as mp3 and mp4 players, stereos, DVD players and game consoles
- tools such as drills, saws, sewing machines
- personal grooming products such as hairdryers, electric toothbrushes and shavers
You can also reycle old clothes through TRAID, but please use separate bags. If you only have WEEE to recycle, TRAID will collect a minimum of three items.
To arrange a collection:
- call TRAID on 020 8733 2595
- complete an online form
You can recycle larger items such as white goods, computers and printers by:
- donating to Freecycle
- donating to Computeraid
- checking if the store you purchased from will take it away for you
- taking it to Reuse and Recycling Centre at Smuggler's Way, Wandsworth. Find out more at Western Riverside Waste Authorities.
- booking our Too Big For The Bin service
Donate old or unwanted PCs organisations that refurbish them for use in Third World countries such as: