Join in with Wecycle: turn in your old appliances and light bulbs

Published: 3 May 2018Modified: 3 May 2018

Bring your old electric appliances and broken low-energy light bulbs to a garbage and recycling station before 31 August and help the Villa Joep foundation. Read how you can take part.

You can earn points for Villa Joep with this campaign. Villa Joep is a foundation promoting research into neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of cancer in children. The more items you turn in, the more points you can collect for Villa Joep. If the municipality ends up among the top 25 municipalities with the highest amount of points, Villa Joep will receive a sum of € 1,000 from Wecycle.

This is the way to take part

You earn points when you turn in your electric appliances at 1 of the 3 garbage and recycling stations in The Hague. You do the following:

  1. Go to a garbage and recycling station
  2. Turn in your old appliances and broken low-energy light bulbs
  3. Visit on your smartphone while you are at the garbage and recycling station. There you will receive instructions on what you need to do fort his campaign.

      Take part and you could win a prize. This campaign lasts until 31 August 2018.  

      107 million kg collected

      In 2017 Wecycle collected 107 million kg of old electrical appliances and low-energy light bulbs in the Netherlands and 97% of it was recycled. This prevented 345 million kg in CO2 emissions.

      Wecycle campaign