Large domestic appliances
This category includes appliances with a largest edge length of 50 cm or more, such as washing machines, cookers, dishwashers and tumble dryers.
The first stage of recycling is decontamination: cables and other electrical components are removed; ballasts, plastics, iron compounds and other metals are separated and recovered. These materials are then sent for further processing and recovery.
- Pre-shedding, decontamination