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A to Z of recycling

Electrical cables

Electrical cables
Description
Electrical items should never be thrown in the rubbish bin, they contain hazardous and valuable materials and should be recycled properly.

Recycle: Small electrical and electronic items and cables are accepted through some council collections. Small and large electrical and electronic items and cables can be brought to any of Staffordshire's recycling centres.

Electricals and electronic equipment

Electricals and electronic equipment
Description
Electrical items should never be thrown in the rubbish bin, they contain hazardous and valuable materials and should be recycled properly.

Reuse: Staffordshire recycling centres have a reuse area where items in good condition can be donated. Charity shops accept a wide variety of items. Reuse networks such as Freecycle, Freegle and Ecobees allow members to advertise goods. There are a variety of online selling websites. Other options are advertising in the local paper, or noticeboards in a newsagents or some supermarkets.

Recycle: Small electrical and electronic items are accepted through some council collections. They also offer bulky waste collections for larger items. Check your local council for further information and charges. Small and large electrical and electronic items can be brought to any of Staffordshire's recycling centres.

Engine oil

Engine oil
Description
Recycle (restrictions apply): Engine oil can be taken to Staffordshire's recycling centres for recycling. There is a recycling restriction of 25 litres of oil every 6 months. With the exception of engine oil and car batteries all other car parts and components, petrol or diesel cannot be accepted at Staffordshire's recycling centres. These items should be recycled through a garage/licensed scrap dealer.

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