Can you recycle a television?


Yes you can!
Seperate waste stream required

How to recycle televisions at home

  1. Unplug and remove all cables.
  2. Disconnect the stand.
  3. Wrap the TV in a blanket or sheet.
  4. Recycle or donate the TV to a recycling center.

How to recycle televisions at your business

  1. Donate them to a charity or refurbish them and sell them to raise money.
  2. Set up a recycling program for your employees so that they can recycle their old TVs.
  3. Choose Bywaters to recycle your TV’s.



  • Remove detachable parts.
  • Make sure you wipe any sensitive data or personal information from your TV.

Do not

  • Do not throw your TV in the Dry Mixed Recycling stream.
  • Dispose of the TV in a WEEE waste stream.

The WEEE Recycling Process

We collect your WEEE using our Euro 6 fleet

For IT equipment, we can arrange data wiping services

Any reusable items are donated to charity or local businesses

Non-reusable items are broken down into component parts

Each material is then recycled into new products

Facts about recycling televisions

  • Recycling TVs helps to conserve natural resources. The materials used to make TVs, such as glass, metal, and plastic, can be recycled and used to make new products. This helps to reduce the need to extract new raw materials from the earth.
  • Recycling TVs helps to reduce pollution. The hazardous materials that are found in TVs, such as lead and mercury, can pollute the air, water, and soil if they are not disposed of properly. Recycling TVs helps to ensure that these materials are disposed of safely and responsibly.
  • It is estimated that 25% of WEEE Waste can still be reused.

Nando enquiry

Register your interest, and one of our recycling experts will be in touch.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.