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Vacuum Cleaners

RECYCLE

Yes vacuum Cleaner can be reused and recycled.

REUSE
If your vacuum cleaner is still in good working order then you can sell it or give it away;

  • You can donate it to a charity shop.
  • You can sell it at a car boot sale or use a number of online platforms including Gumtree, Friday-Ad, Facebook selling pages and other online platforms. 
  • You can also give it away for free through Freegle.

RECYCLED
Where?

  • Please take it to the Brighton Household Waste & Recycling site on Wilson Avenue or the Hove Household Waste & Recycling site on the Old Shoreham Road. See here for exact locations and opening times.
  • For more details contact City Clean on 01273 292929.

How?

  • Please remove the "waste" from your vacuum cleaner before recycling.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • Vacuum cleaners are part of WEEE which stands for Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. WEEE includes most products that have a plug or need a battery.
  • Every year an estimated 2 million tonnes of WEEE items are discarded by householders and companies in the UK. 
  • You can read more about WEEE regulations here.

Velcro

RE-USE RECYCLE

Vending Machine Cups

RECYCLE

Yes vending machine cups can be recycled.

RECYCLED
Where?

  • You can recycle vending machine cups which carry the number 6 or 06 and the letters PS. 
  • If your vending machine cups qualify then you can participate in the 'Save-a-cup' recycling scheme. Find out more here. 
  • The cups are used to make pens and rulers.

 

Vests

REDUCE RE-USE RECYCLE

See Clothes

Videos

RE-USE RECYCLE

Yes videos tapes can be reused and recycled.

REUSE
You may be able to reuse your video tapes by selling them or giving them away but demand is practically zero! You may be able to sell video tapes which are rare or are collectors items.

  • You can give them away or sell them at a car boot sale or use a number of online platforms including Gumtree, Friday-Ad, Facebook selling pages and other online platforms. 
  • You can also give it away for free through Freegle.

RECYCLED
Where?

  • Terracycle recycle video tapes BUT it is very expensive! Find out more here.