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Find out about recycling in West Sussex


How to dispose of toys.

A pile of children's toys

Do not dispose of old or unwanted toys at home. Take this waste to your local recycling centre (RC).

  • Which RC container

    • For wooden toys, use the wood container.
    • For toys with plugs or batteries, use the container for small electrical appliances.
    • For bikes or scooters, see bicycles.
    • All other toys should be placed in general waste.
  • Which RC accept this waste

    All our recycling centres accept toys.

  • Further information

    Remove batteries from any toys that require them before disposal.

  • You could also...

    • consider donating toys to a local preschool, parent-toddler group or charity shop.
Last updated:
23 May 2024
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