Our Electricals Recycling Fund supports projects that build on existing methods or test new, creative and practical ways of recycling household electricals.
Launched in August 2022, the fund is currently supporting over 60 projects – from expanding kerbside collections into new neighbourhoods and adding more recycling collection points, to fresh approaches on reusing and recycling electricals and awareness-raising campaigns.
The success of the first year’s funding makes us all the more committed to supporting further projects. So in 2024 we’ll be opening a new round of funding for projects wanting to:
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Just some of the projects making reuse and recycling easier
Introducing a small WEEE kerbside collection service and small WEEE banks to give residents easier recycling options, directly benefiting 520,800 people.
Empowering thousands of community members to get involved in electrical recycling efforts through an online community forum, new collection points and an incentives system.
Creating a bookable collection service that will make it more convenient for over 215,000 residents to dispose of their small electrical items responsibly.
Installing 30 additional small WEEE collection points in schools and community centres, benefitting 209,000 people – a substantial portion of North Tyneside’s population.
Providing new local drop-off points, regular collections and educational electrical repair workshops for thousands of residents in the Lancaster West area.
Testing collection and redistribution of small household electricals in community settings, run and managed by members of the community.