Small Domestic Appliances

This vast category includes vacuum cleaners, irons, kettles, toasters, toys, coffee machines, sewing machines, power washers, electric knives, electric razors, hair dryers and straighteners, electric toothbrushes, printers etc. These appliances are pre-treated, shredded and plastics are separated from metals. Initial decontamination includes removal of ink toners, cartridges, oil-filled radiators, batteries and cables.

The Recycling Process

  • Manual pre-treatment
  • Smasher (large trommel)
  • Picking station
  • Shredding
  • Mechanical separation
  • Shipped to authorised facilities in Europe for further processing