According to Cello MRUK, "Britons are hoarding nearly 80 million unused gadgets".
All of these items could be recycled, reducing the amount of e-waste being sent
to landfill sites and in turn helping to decrease toxic substances damaging the
This year, as part of Recycle Week 2010 (June 21-27) we're being
encouraged to recycle our small electrical items.
So recycle-more is challenging you to clean out your 'man drawer', and recycle
those worn out objects into shiny new useful things!
Old irons, toasters, battery watches, hair straighteners, mp3
players and odd electrical wires are just some of the items that
can be recycled. Visit our electrical pages for a full list.
Also, don't forget about
those old batteries. Each year we throw away about 600 million batteries. Laid end to end these batteries would reach from the UK to Australia and back again.
Visit the recycle-more bank locator to find your nearest recycling site or check out our recycling tips pages for more ideas of what to recycle.