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Appliance collection

We will collect all electrical appliances larger than a small microwave oven from domestic properties only. Where possible, you should try to make sure any working appliance you no longer want is reused. Items can be advertised on Freegle, taken to, or collected, free of charge, by charities. For details of this and how to dispose of old and broken items, please see below.

Can I give my white goods away so they can be reused?

Yes, you can advertise to give items away for free on Freegle. There is a Freegle in Penrith and Eden District.

Who will take white goods that can be reused?

Eden Valley Hospice and Impact Furniture Services can collect clean, reusable, unwanted, electrical goods. They then sell these on at low cost, helping residents and the environment. To donate electrical goods, or to buy items, call or visit:

Eden Valley Hospice

  • Telephone: 01228 810801
  • Address: Unit 2, Madford Retail Park, Charlotte St, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2 5BT
  • Opening Times: Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 4.30pm
  • Email:
  • Web:

Impact Furniture Services Penrith

Impact Furniture Service Carlisle

As an alternative to the above, you may also wish to contact another reuse organisation.

How can I get rid of damaged or broken items?

If an item is damaged or broken, we can collect it from your home for a charge, or you can take it to your nearest household waste recycling centre.

Dispose of appliances for free at household waste recycling centres

Appliances can be disposed of, free of charge, if taken to either of the household waste recycling centres at Flusco, near Penrith, or Hobson Lane, Kirkby Stephen.

Household electrical appliance collection scheme

There is a special service for all electrical appliances like fridges, freezers, televisions, electrical cookers and computer monitors. A fixed charge of £24 per item is required for this service. All collections must be pre-booked. Collection of electrical appliances is generally on a Tuesday and a firm collection date will be provided when you place your order.  All items need to be outside the property, at the kerbside, if there is sufficient room to do so.

To book an electrical appliance collection:

Electrical appliances household waste collection must be pre-booked, either completing the appliance collection request online form, or contacting us on our contact details below.