The WasteNot List

Appliances

Items include: blender, bread maker, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, food processor, heaters, iron, kettle, kitchen appliances, microwave, oven, toaster, tumble dryer, vacuum cleaner, washing machine

Sell or Donate

  1. Some charities accept electricals as donations but check first as they may need to meet certain standards.
  2. You can sell your second hand goods through websites such as ebay, Facebook, Preloved and Gumtree.
  3. You can donate your unwanted items via websites such as Freecycle, Freegle and Freeloved.

Buy or Receive

  1. When buying new appliances – check the energy rating for the product to ensure it is energy efficient.
  2. You can buy second hand goods through websites such as ebay, Facebook, Preloved and Gumtree.
  3. You can receive free items via websites such as Freecycle, Freegle and Freeloved.

Repair

  1. You can buy spare parts to repair your goods.
  2. If you think your appliance might be broken, try replacing the fuse first in case that was the problem.

Recycle

Find your local recycling centre

Waste

Some things simply cannot be reused, recycled or repurposed.
Before buying them ask yourself if you really need them?
For example, do you really need to buy a popcorn maker if you already have a saucepan with lid?


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