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Electrical Waste Disposal

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When precise handling is required, trust our decades of experience to ensure the safe and legally compliant disposal of electrical waste, or e-waste, in or around Exeter, Torrington and the surrounding areas of Devon.

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Electrical waste disposal services in Devon

Coastal Recycling can collect and dispose of electric and e-waste at our own licensed facility in Devon. We can collect a variety of items such as fridges, freezers, microwaves, TVs and computer equipment. You can put these items in your skip, declare them on booking and we can arrange their collection.

Our service ensures we are compliant with transport legislation, Duty of Care, the Environmental Protection Act and Hazardous Waste Regulations. All vehicles and staff involved in collection services comply with ADR regulations (European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road).

Electric Waste Disposal Services for:

Small Electrical Items (WEEE/SDA)


Air Conditioning Units

Display Screen Equipment






Vehicle Batteries

Household Batteries

WEEE Regulation Compliance in Devon

As a leading recycling provider in Devon, Coastal Recycling adhere to the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) regulations, ensuring that our operations align with the legal framework for the proper disposal of electronic waste.  Our commitment to WEEE compliance means that businesses and individuals can trust us to handle their electronic equipment, including fridges, freezers, and IT equipment, in a manner that prioritises environmental sustainability and meets regulatory standards.  At Coastal Recycling, we take pride in our role as a responsible steward of electronic waste, contributing to a cleaner and greener Devon through our WEEE regulations-compliant services.

E-Waste FAQs

What is considered electronic waste (e-waste)?

Electronic waste, or e-waste, includes discarded electronic devices and appliances such as computers, laptops, mobile phones, fridges, freezers, and other electrical equipment nearing the end of its life cycle.

Why is it important to recycle e-waste?

Recycling e-waste is crucial for environmental sustainability as it prevents hazardous materials from entering landfills and allows for the recovery of valuable resources. Proper disposal also helps in reducing pollution and conserving energy.

How can I dispose of my old IT equipment or electronic appliances in Devon?

Coastal Recycling provides dedicated e-waste disposal services in Devon. You can include these items in your skip and we will arrange their compliant disposal.

Are there any specific regulations for e-waste disposal in Devon?

Yes, the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) regulations apply, and Coastal Recycling ensures full compliance with these regulations. We handle e-waste responsibly, meeting legal standards for its proper disposal.

Do I need to erase my data before recycling my old devices?

Yes, it is recommended to erase personal data from devices before recycling them.

What happens to the e-waste after it is collected?

Collected e-waste is processed at our recycling facilities in Devon. Materials are sorted, and where possible, components are recycled or repurposed. Hazardous substances are disposed of safely in accordance with environmental regulations.

Got more questions?

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One planet. One chance. Our vision is to maximise the recycling and recovery of resources and be market-leading in our commitment to sustainability.

For the last 30 years, we’ve been making recycling easy meaning you can achieve your sustainability goals while continuing to do what you do best. Each year we grow, but we stay true to our roots, looking after the businesses that make Devon the place it is.

Connecting with local communities and educating with our expert knowledge is a key practice at Coastal to secure a more sustainable future for all. As much as 80% of the things that go into general waste bins could be recycled. That waste is a resource in the wrong place but together we can get it right.

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