Four reasons to donate your electricals for reuse

Four reasons to donate your electricals for reuse

Donating your working electrical goods so they can be reused is always better than sending them for recycling. Here’s why… It stops resources going to waste Manufacturing electrical goods requires a huge amount of valuable resources. But even if we recycled all of our...
Here are the rare elements inside your tech

Here are the rare elements inside your tech

The devices we use at home and in the office contain rare elements that exist on Earth in tiny proportions, and these resources are running out. Therefore, we want to ensure more of these elements are recovered and reused. Our smartphones, laptops and other digital...
COVID-19 may cause a surge in waste electricals

COVID-19 may cause a surge in waste electricals

Electrical equipment was already the fastest growing waste stream in the world before lockdown. The pandemic may have made things even worse. Now is the time to join our campaign to make sure unwanted electricals are reused or recycled. During lockdown, many...
The true scale of our ‘WEEE’ little problem

The true scale of our ‘WEEE’ little problem

Around 300,000 tonnes of valuable electrical waste is thrown away in domestic and commercial rubbish every year and lost forever. You can help us make sure unwanted electrical items end up in the right place.  Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is a...
What electrical treasures have you got hidden at home?

What electrical treasures have you got hidden at home?

Research shows we’re hoarding 527 million small unwanted electrical items in our homes. Donating them for reuse or recycling them properly would benefit both the economy and the environment. EMERGE Recycling is helping our clients, partners and Manchester residents to...