Fresh Start accepts many small household electricals such as microwaves, irons, kettles, radios etc. to make up starter packs for people who have been homeless and are moving into new homes. They also accept many other everyday household items such as mugs, cutlery, pans and cleaning implements. A list of accepted items is available on their website.
T: 0131 476 7741
Washing machines, fridges, freezers, electric cookers, microwaves etc.
Some charity shop and reuse projects accept donations of the above in working condition. See FURNITURE and See ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, check the Edinburgh Charity Shop and Reuse Map on the Changeworks website:
Most Community Recycling Centres accept white goods (and other electrical items) for recycling. See COMMUNITY RECYCLING CENTRES.
For broken items contact your Council for the bulky uplift service (See Local Councils). There is likely to be a charge for this service.
Look out for energy efficiency information when purchasing new goods. A good rating (such as A) cuts down on electricity running costs.