Anglesey E-Waste always assess items for REUSE before responsibly recycling each individual component, which is ALWAYS greener than recycling.
E waste accounts for a large proportion of waste thats thrown out every year here is a small snippet of information from
Electrical goods are the fastest growing waste stream in the UK, growing by 5% each year
Every year an estimated 2 million tonnes of WEEE items are discarded by householders and companies in the UK. (source: HSE)
Nearly 25% of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) that’s taken to household waste recycling centres could be re-used, worth around £200m gross a year. (source: WRAP)
In the lifetime of 1 UK citizen 3.3 tonnes of waste electronics is created! (weeeman.org)
Two million TV sets are discarded every year - most end up in landfill sites (Recycle Now)
Over six million electrical items are thrown away every year in the UK. It is estimated that over half of them are still working or could easily be repaired. (ITDG, 2003)
15 million mobile phones are upgraded in the UK each year, laid from end-to-end they would reach from John O'Groats to Lands End! (www.therecyclingfactory.com)
Any small electrical items can be dropped off with me in store. I unfortunetly don't have the space for any of the larger items that can be collected. Please contact Matt Direct to arrange collection of bulky items.
If you aren't local to Holyhead you can also drop items off in the following places.
Bangor - Fix My PC Bangor, 17a High Street, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 1NP, 01248 208013, open 10am - 4pm weekdays
Bethesda - ATD Electrical - 34 High St, Bethesda, LL57 3AN, 01248 602584, 9am to 5.30pm weekdays, 9am to 12pm Saturday
Colwyn Bay - Computer World, 56 Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay, LL29 7PA, 01492 534141, open 9am to 5.30pm weekdays, 10am to 5pm Sat
Holyhead - A Little Bit Eco, The Mini Mall, Unit 7, 23 Market Street, Holyhead, Anglesey LL65 1UL,