Repair, Re-use & Recycle

Appliances In Rubbish Dump

E-Waste is a huge problem for the environment. Millions of tons of faulty appliances and broken electronics are scrapped every month. Many of these are exported to developing countries, where they are broken down with acid, burned or buried, releasing horrible toxic chemicals into the air and ground. So what are the alternatives?

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Repair Your Appliance

There’s no easy way to tell you this, but the Dyson Digital Slim DC59 which you’ve just spent over £300 on, and the washing machine which you rely on each week to clean the school uniforms, towels and bedding, aren’t going to last forever without regular care and maintenance.

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10 Items to Recycle in the HomeOver recent years many of us have been looking to get thrifty with our money. One way many of us have been doing this is by recycling a range of household items and appliances and therefore giving them a new lease of life.

At BuySpares we are keen advocates of the repair rather than replace culture, and where others may see rubbish, we see inventive, quirky and unique household items which will brighten up your home and garden. To help you on your quest of recycling items within your home, we’ve compiled the following list of 10 creative ways to recycle household items.

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Some products are perfect for keeping in a kitchen draw or under the sink just in case. Bond It Rescue Tape is one of those products. As a tape it is different to anything you will have used before. In this post we explore a few of the possible uses for this product and highlight the key features.

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Unusual and Useful Tips for Home ImprovementAt BuySpares, our saying is “Repair Not Replace” and we’re always on the lookout for ways to help make your money go further – so far, in fact, that it just might need a plane ticket! So with that in  mind, we’re back again, armed with more cool and quirky pieces of inspiration for your home that just might make you say “Oh, what a good idea!” and other assorted exclamations of delight (well, whatever floats your boat I suppose).

We’ve already shared some ideas in our Unusual and Useful Tips for Around the Home – Part One post, and now we’ve got a handful of other money saving DIY hacks for you to try around the home.

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If you are a regular reader of our blog, then you know that we love to provide lots of hints and tips for your home and garden. Here are a collection of quirky little tips to make some of your everyday tasks easier.

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If one of your home appliances fails then a repair is usually the cheapest option, especially if you do-it-yourself. At BuySpares you can buy parts and accessories for all the leading appliance brands including an extensive range of Hotpoint spares and Dyson spare parts. However, we don’t just sell spare parts…

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EcoForce Recycled Clothes PegsRecently the government has pledged to help people recycle more of their household waste, which is obviously a great step in encouraging us to be more ‘green’.

We recently started selling products by a brand called EcoForce who manufacture “everyday items made from recycled materials”, and this got us chatting about being Eco-friendly and what it meant.

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repairman3 Home appliances aren’t cheap and if one suddenly breaks down then you’re looking at several hundred pounds to buy a replacement. Fortunately, there is an alternative that could see you pocket the difference.

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Silvana the 'Reestored' Washing Machine DrumRepurposing, remodelling, regenerating…. Whatever you call it, the concept of turning something old or broken into something new and often completely different is becoming increasingly popular as we become more environmentally and financially conscious.

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