Small electricals recycling

You can now recycle your unwanted or broken small electrical items.

Ways to recycle

We offer both a collection and recycling bank service for electrical items.

If you put your rubbish out for collection in black sacks and council recycling sacks, you can leave your small electricals out for collection as well. This started on Monday 10 June 2024, on your normal collection day.

You can also recycle your small electricals at new recycling banks across the borough.

What you can recycle

You can recycle the following small electricals:

  • Blender
  • Bread maker
  • Cables
  • Cameras
  • Chargers
  • Compact vacuum cleaner
  • Computer keyboards
  • DVD and VHS recorders
  • Electric kettle
  • Electric toothbrush
  • Electrical tools
  • Electrical toys
  • Hairdryers
  • Irons
  • Mobile phones (erase any data first)
  • Personal grooming appliance
  • Radios
  • Small coffee machines
  • Small laptops (erase any data first)
  • Small toasters (two slice)
  • Tablets (erase any data first)

Recycle batteries, vapes and lightbulbs elsewhere. Visit Recycle Your Electricals to find where to recycle these items, as well all your local drop-off points.


You can recycle small electrical items that are no larger than 25cm (length) x 25cm (width) x 25cm (height).

You can use a plastic bag to put your small electricals in, if you have one, especially if you need to contain any leads.

Visit Recycle Your Electricals to find where to recycle larger items.

Using a recycling bank

Recycling banks are available in many locations.

The new banks allow local residents to bring unwanted or broken small electrical appliances and drop them off for recycling.


Recycling banks can be found at the following locations:

  • Aboyne Estate, 74 Deeside Road, SW17 0PL
  • Ashley Crescent, junction with Shirley Grove, SW11 5XN
  • Battersea Park Rd, junction with Havelock Terrace (under the railway bridge), SW8 4AG
  • Buckhold Road, junction with Neville Gill Close, SW18 4BS
  • Castlecombe Drive, junction with Beaumont Road, SW18 5QE
  • Condell Road, junction with Thessaly Road, SW8 4JA
  • Outside Copeland House - Garratt Lane, SW17 0LY
  • 71 Culvert Road (shops), SW11 5AR
  • Falcon Road, opposite Lavender Terrace (Santander bikes parking), SW11 2PE
  • 249 Garratt Lane (outside Brocklebank Health Centre), SW18 4DU
  • Henry Prince Estate, junction off of St. John's drive and Garratt Lane, SW18 4EH
  • 29 Nightingale Lane, SW12 8SY
  • Portswood Place carpark (off Danebury Avenue), SW15 4EB
  • 35 Putney Bridge Road (opposite corner to The Queen Adelaide Pub), SW18 1NP
  • 1 Redgate Terrace, Lytton Grove, SW15 2ES
  • Ryde Vale Estate entrance, SW12 9HE
  • Smithwood Close and Weydown Close Estate, 1 Weydown Close, SW19 6JG
  • Opposite 225 Upper Richmond Road, junction with Charlwood Road, SW15 6TL
  • Winstanley Road, junction with Darien Road, SW11 2EJ
  • Woking Close Estate, Priory Lane, SW15 5JZ

View a map of public recycling banks.

Leaving items out for collection

Collections started from Monday 10 June 2024, on your usual collection day.

How to leave items out

Small electricals are collected weekly.

Make sure your items are available for collection along with your rubbish, recycling and food waste. They can be placed by the front entrance of your property along with any clear recycling sacks and/or rubbish. 

You can use a plastic bag to put your small electricals in, if you have one, especially if you need to contain any leads.