Because there are alternatives to recycling. When the time has come to change your cooling appliance, if it still works, why not give it a second life before recycling it?
Have you thought about reuse?
Before buying a new appliance, why not consider fixing the old one if possible. Many repair companies will be happy to help you extend its life.
Even if it no longer meets your needs, your appliance could make someone else happy. GoRecycle encourages you to sell your working appliance.
Numerous reuse organizations accept household appliances and give them a second life. Your donation will help finance their activities and support the social economy in your region.
Do you know
the 4R principle?
Reuse is part of the 4R principle,
which proposes four ways to reduce waste
and conserve our resources.
R. Reduce at the source
Reducing at the source means using fewer resources and therefore generating less waste.
Reusing means giving products a second life. Repairing, donating, and selling are some examples of reuse.
Recycling consists in transforming a material into a new product. This new product can be similar to the original product or completely different.
Valorisation of materials according to their energetic potential as a substitute for raw materials.