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Reduce your electricals

Reducing and reusing your electricals consumption is a win for the environment and for your wallet. 

Buy less

Buying fewer new electricals is the best way to reduce your impact on the environment. You can support the local green economy by buying locally refurbished items, 


If your electricals are broken there are lots of local options for repairing them: 

  • Find out about your local repair café, where repairs are carried out by qualified volunteers at a low cost.
  • Find out about simple electricals repairs you can carry out at home, including changing a fuse. 
  • Find out more about repairing electricals.

Sell or donate

Most households have an old phone, tablet or laptop in a draw that isn't being used. The average household can make over £600 by selling unused electricals. Find out where to your old electricals. Or if you would prefer to donate old electrical items find your nearest point on Waste Wizard.

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