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Fixing electricals yourself

There are thousands of Youtube videos that will be able to help you fix your own electricals such as this one on how to change a plug and fuse. There are also lots of websites such as these:


Looking for a professional?

A search engine will be able to help you find local tradespeople who are able to fix electrical appliances, or try a website such as 


Recycle your electricals

If your electricals are no longer fixable, visit for advice on where you can recycle your electricals locally, or recycle it at one of our Household Recycling Centres.


Did you know, that if you throw anything with a battery in the non recycling bin either at kerbside or at a HRC this can cause vehicle fires? When a battery gets crushed or damaged it can cause a fire inside the waste vehicle causing damage to the vehicle and delays to your collection rounds. There are so many places to dispose of batteries safely including some district collections, most supermarkets and DIY shops and the Household Recycling Centres. You can also visit for more helpful information on battery recycling.

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