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 A to Z of reusing, recycling and waste disposal

Find your nearest recycling sites and brings sites

What can I put into my green bin?

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  • Sample imageElectrical and Electronic Appliances

    If possible, please consider repairing your electrical appliances.
    If you are throwing out old and out-dated electrical equipment that still works, please donate it to a local furniture re-use organisation. They will re-use them, helping those in need.
    • Emmaus Leeds 0113 2484288
    • Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store 0113 2739727
    • St Judes 0113 2450800
    • Safe Haven 0113 3451218
    • SLATE 0113 2704005
    • Sydney Bridge 0113 2175388

    If you are replacing a broken appliance, the retailer supplying your new appliance should offer you a take back service. Alternatively you can take your broken appliances to your nearest recycling site.

    Fridges and freezers, televisions and computer monitors should be put in the appropriate designated storage area. Ask the site staff if you are not sure where these are.

    All other appliances can be put in the electronic equipment container.  Materials such as plastics and metals are recycled into new products.

  • Sample imageEngine Oil

    Please do not pour engine oil down the drain.
    To recycle your engine oil, please take it to your nearest reycling site and put it in the used engine oil container. It will be used to create bio-diesel or as a fuel in an energy from waste facility.