Recycling collections

We are committed to recycling as much of our residents' waste as possible by providing free and easy-to-use weekly collections.

Small electricals recycling

Drop off your small electricals at one of our libraries, where they will be collected and taken away for recycling.

Participating libraries

Simply drop off your small electricals into a pink recycling bin at one of the following libraries, and we'll do the rest. 

Accepted items

  • Cables and plugs 
  • Small kitchen appliances, such as kettles, toasters and blenders
  • Personal grooming products, such as hairdryers, straighteners, electric toothbrushes
  • Power tools, such as drills and sanders
  • Small household electricals, such as alarm clocks and radios, CD and DVD players, games consoles, small speakers and headphones
  • Personal technology, such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets, and cameras - remember to remove personal data and memory cards


  • There is a size limit of 25cm x 25cm, which is roughly equivalent to a 4-slice toaster.
  • Batteries should be disposed of separately and can be deposited in the battery recycling tubes in our libraries.  

Items not accepted

  • Microwaves
  • Large electrical items, such as floor lamps, fridges and freezers, and vacuum cleaners
  • Lawnmowers
  • Lightbulbs
  • TVs
  • Vapes and e-cigarettes 

Working in partnership with Recycle Your Electricals (opens new window).

Page last updated: 27 Oct 2023