Repair or reuse electricals

Need help repairing an item? Or maybe you want to make sure your old electricals are reused. Read on for more information.

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To repair an item, you can take it your nearest repair cafe. In Surrey, repair cafes are located in Dorking, Farnham, Guildford, Merstham and Reigate. Simply take along your broken electronics and experts will help you repair them.


Working items can be donated to some local charities or advertised through a free community exchange scheme such as Freecycle, Freegle or FreelyWheely.

Your local bulky waste charity/social enterprise may also take away working electricals to pass on for reuse: