Clothes, home textiles and small electricals

You can recycle your small electrical items, batteries, clothes and home textiles every week; we will collect them on your normal collection day.

Please separate out the items and put into three different small, tied carrier bags (not black bin liners):

  • Small electrical items
  • Batteries - household and mobile phone ones only
  • Clothes and home textiles

Place your bagged items on the edge of your property next to your bins. Make sure your bags are out by 6.30am.

What we can collect

Small electrical items

  • kettles, toasters, sandwich makers and irons
  • hairdryers and straighteners
  • radios
  • digibox/freeview box, video playersanddvd players
  • clocks, alarms and watches
  • games consoles and laptops

Clothes and home textiles

  • clothes (must be clean and dry)
  • pairs of shoes and slippers
  • blankets and towels
  • curtains and bed sheets
  • accessories like belts and bags

We cannot collect:

Small electrical items

  • any electrical items larger than 35 x 40cm like televisions or white goods
  • car batteries
  • low energy light bulbs

Clothes and home textiles

  • single shoes
  • wellington boots
  • cushions, pillows or duvets
  • cuddly toys
  • rugs and carpets
  • bric-a-brac

Find out what can be recycled.

Missed collections

You can report a missed collection online. 

Flats and communal properties

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer this recycling service to flats and communal properties at present. 

More information

Find out what happens to your recycling.

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