Around 2 million tons of electrical appliances go to waste and are discarded across the UK each year. When something cannot be fixed or has reached the end of its life in your home. Do you know how to dispose of appliances, and do you know if it can go to a better home and protect the environment?
Should You Just Throw Your Appliance Away
Your appliance has probably been with you for some time and has been part of you household. You may wish to upgrade and need to get rid of the old one before the shiny new one arrives. Another reason, and the most common, is the item is broken and in need of repair but many of us do not have the time to arrange repair. So, the simplest way is to buy new and dispose of the old one.
In the answer to the question, should you just throw your appliance away. Not easy to answer but knowing what you are disposing of and if you can recycle will help you make a good choice on the next step.
Can You Appliance Be Recycled
The ideal way of answering the main question of do you know how to dispose of appliances is understanding how different appliances are made up. When it comes to fridges and freezer, they do contain gas that need to be processed in a certain way.
Do not forget though, if your old appliance just needs a repair, why not donate it to a local charity. They will be able to get it back into good condition and it can be sold to provide money for the charity or be donated to a new home. There are many other ways to give an appliance new life or making sure the parts are properly disposed of. This ensures a better impact on the environment.
Skip Hire Cardiff
When you skip hire in Cardiff, and you put your old appliances in the skip. You can be assured that they will be disposed of in the most environmentally conscious way. Our skips are not just left and collected but we process all waste at our very own waste transfer station and ensure all items make it to where they need to be.