Large electrical appliances

Large electrical appliances

Before considering disposal please consider repair.Companies exist that are happy to repair a range of large electrical items. Air conditioners, ovens, microwaves, fridges, freezers, photocopiers,TVs, computers and other large appliances that no longer work can be collected via a bulky waste collection booked via 0766180. All electrical items collected will be recycled.

What Damage Lightning Can Do

Lightning can do no damage or ‘burn out’ (‘frazzle’) every electrical appliance in your home or business. The damage depends on, for instance, how close the lightning struck, how wet the local soil is and how good your earth bonding is.

Other useful information


We were the co-ordinators of the MarketWatch programme, which was co-financed by the European Commission, and aimed to increase the level of compliance of energy-using products across the EU through the surveillance and testing of products. The programme aimed to help consumers reduce their energy bills and provided useful information about the energy efficiency performance of certain appliances. Discover more about other recent EU projects.

Get rid of unwanted items

The quickest and most environmentally friendly way to get rid of your unwanted items is to donate to charity or use an organisation that will take the items. These organisations provide valued support to households and communities, so please give them a call, or try their website to find out more about their services.

Large Kitchen Appliances

Shop at Maxwells for competitive prices on large kitchen products. Free local delivery and installation to an existing supply or reserve for pick up in-store.