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Household 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 the electrical appliance be reused?

Yes, see 'reusable items' below. No, see damaged or broken items.

Reusable items

Where possible, you should try to make sure any electrical appliance you have is reused. Items can be advertised on Freegle, or taken to or collected, free of charge, by charities.

Freegle

Advertise items you want to give away on Freegle in Penrith and Eden District.

Eden Valley Hospice

Impact Furniture Service Carlisle

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

Reuse organisations

For a list of reuse alternatives in Cumbria, see reuse organisations on recycle Cumbria website.

Damaged or broken items

Arrange a household appliance collection see below. Take items to the household waste recycling centres.

Household electrical appliance collection scheme

We offer a household electrical appliances collection from domestic properties, at a cost of £25 per item for:

  • fridges
  • freezers
  • televisions
  • electrical cookers
  • computer monitors

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 or edge of the highway, if there is sufficient room to do so.

Booking an household electrical appliance collection

Book and pay for a household electrical appliance collection online

or contact Customer Services see details below.

Reporting a missed household electrical appliance collection

Report an missed household electrical appliance collection online

or contact Customer Services see details below.