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Appliance recycling: how many appliances go to landfill in the UK by year - by weight, type and number

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Dear Health and Safety Executive,

I'm trying to find out how many household appliances are disposed of each year in the UK.

Specifically, I'm looking at:

- Washing machines
- Kettles
- Dishwashers
- Coffee machines
- Showers
- Boilers (if possible)

I'd like to know total numbers and total weight if possible, please.

I'd also like to know what happens to them afterwards; I understand most of it can be recycled, so what does it become?

Yours faithfully,

Laura Hampton

Health and Safety Executive

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Dear Laura

 

Please see the attached response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Regards

 

Helen

 

 

Helen McGlown PC.foi | Information Management Unit | Freedom of
Information Unit Health & Safety Executive | 5.N.3. Redgrave Court,
Merton Road, Bootle L20 7HS |

 

 

 

 

 

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