All you need to know about Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

If you have an old ‘white appliance’; better known as a washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher etc. ready for scrapping then stop right in your tracks. Did you know you can actually make money from recycling these appliances? Maxilead Metals are at your service to take those old appliances off your hands that you just can’t seem to shift – we’ve got you.

So, Maxilead can recycle my old washing machine for me?

In short, the answer is yes. In fact, it’s our pleasure.

We are proud to say we are one of the most renowned WEEE recyclers in the North West and offer the most efficient and effective electrical waste recycling solutions. We extend our services to blue-chip companies, businesses, organisations, local authorities and the public. So, if you fit into one of these categories, why not get in touch with us today?

What more, we’re actually an EA accredited, authorised treatment facility (AATF) for the recycling of Waste and Electronic Equipment (but we don’t like to brag.)

What kind of WEEE can Maxilead recycle?

We recycle all categories of Waste and Electronic Equipment, including:

  • Large household appliances
  • Small household appliances
  • IT and Communications equipment
  • Consumer equipment
  • Lighting equipment
  • Electrical and electronic tools
  • Toys, leisure and sports equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Monitoring and control instruments
  • Automatic dispensers

If your appliance isn’t on the list, get in touch with us and we’ll see what we can do. Or, if it is, start by getting a quote from us today.

How does Maxilead recycle Waste and Electronic Equipment?

So, you know what WEEE is, and what categories we recycle – the next question is: how do we recycle these products?

First off, you’ll need to work out with us what services you want.


We offer WEEE recycling as part of corporate and waste management packages, but we are also happy to quote for ad hoc waste collection, WEEE treatment and WEEE disposal services too. Rest assured we provide a full audit trait; you can also put your mind at ease knowing we are one of the regional leaders in metal recycling – it’s our passion and we never half-heartedly approach a job meaning you’re always guaranteed A+ service.


Then comes the actual process. We pride ourselves in owning absolute state-of-the-art equipment which enables us to remove hazardous substances, recover more materials and ensure safe electrical waste disposal. We always dispose of waste in the most environmentally friendly way possible – that’s a Maxilead promise.

Our fully trained team cover all aspects of the recycling process from start to finish, including destruction and disposal meaning once you turn your WEEE over to us, you need not worry about it ever again.

How can I get started?

If you have any Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment that is in need of disposal, get in touch with Maxilead today for a quote and we’ll take care of it (and you!)

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