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Recycle NOW!Electrical items are great when they are working correctly, but they can be a problem when you need to get rid of them. MyHobbyStore take the environment seriously and recycling your old batteries and hardware in a way that does not affect our environment is important to us. Also with new regulations in place it is more difficult to discard old electrical items. 

So with that in mind MyHobbyStore are now offering our customers the chance to return your old / unused electrical items and we will discard of these items in a responsible manner. To return your used batteries / unwanted motors / clapped out radio controllers simply post them or turn up in person and we will take the items from you and dispose of them in an environmentally friendly manor! Giving you the peace of mind that you have done your bit to help!

A note on batteries we accept:

  • AA or AAA batteries
  • Batteries used in radio controlled items


Sorry, we don’t accept:

  • Industrial batteries
  • Automotive batteries
  • Batteries fixed to the motherboard of a personal computer or laptop
  • Batteries found in wristwatches
  • Any electrical items that are not available to buy on


Under the Waste Battery Regulations, we are now offering a take back scheme for all portable waste batteries. You can return your waste batteries to our business premises in person (please do not post). Alternatively, you can find your local waste portable battery recycling facility at

Most supermarkets and shops that sell batteries will have collection bins for used batteries, and some town halls, libraries or schools may also set up collection points. End-users may find stores in their local area more accessible.


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