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If you have any small electrical items that you no longer use or are broken, you can now recycle them via your recycling box at home. 

Just put them into a carrier bag and leave for collection with your recycling boxes. Alternatively, you can take your small electrical items to the Household Waste Recycling Centre or to the recycling point in Torquay Library.

  • Batteries
  • Kettles
  • Toasters
  • Irons
  • Mobile phones
  • Remote controls
  • Chargers
  • Small radios
  • Electronic toys
  • Games consoles
  • Small power tools i.e. drills
  • Hairdryers, hair straighteners and curlers
  • Electric toothbrushes
  • Hair trimmers and shavers

Some charities in Torbay also accept donations of unwanted electrical items - please see the Donate bulky and electrical items section on the bulky waste page. There are also a number of other places that will accept batteries for recycling.

Battery recycling points
Name Address
Boots Union Street, Torquay TQ2 5PS
Brixham College Higher Ranscombe Road, Brixham, TQ5 9HF
Churston Ferrers Grammar School Greenway Road, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, TQ5 0LN
Drowers of St Marychurch 83 Fore Street, St Marychurch, Torquay, TQ1 4PY
Living Coasts Torquay Harbourside, Beacon Hill, Torquay, TQ1 2BG
Paignton Zoo Totnes Road, Paignton, TQ4 7EU
Richards TV 108 Reddenhill Road., Babbacombe, Torquay, TQ1 3NT
Torquay Tourist Information Centre Vaughan Parade, Torquay, TQ2 5JG