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E-waste includes the following:
✔ Desktop PCs/servers/laptops;✔ iPod, iPad and any generic tablet;✔ Monitors (all types);✔ Hard drives;✔ Keyboards and computer mice;✔ Computer power supplies/UPS;✔ Network devices and CD/DVD drives;✔ Computer peripherals/laptop batteries;✔ Circuit boards/cards;✔ Cables and all IT accessories, fibre optic cables;✔ Media speakers;✔ Printed circuit boards;✔ Printers, scanners, copiers and multifunction devices;✔ Mobile phones;✔ Desk phones and communication devices;✔ Cables, floppy disks, CDs and DVD media;✔ Televisions Plasma and LCD and CRT✔ Video players/DVD players;✔ Hi-Fi and stereo equipment;✔ Digital and cameras;✔ Portable devices including GPS and PDA units;✔ Small electronics;✔ Electrical toys and gaming consoles;✔ Electric jugs and fry pans;✔ Bread makers;✔ Mixers, toasters and juicers;✔ Clock radios, digital scales and hair dryers;✔ Microwaves, vacuum cleaners and electric tools; and✔ TV antennas.
E-waste does not include:
✘ White goods, such as fridges, washing machines, dryers;
✘ Loose pictures tube, broken glass, CRT televisions and monitors;✘ Smoke Detectors, CFL light tubes, bulk disposable single use alkaline batteries;✘ X-ray machines, video tapes in bulk volumes;✘ Hazardous waste; and✘ Products contaminated or suspected of being contaminated with chemicals, biological agents, or other substances not associated with normal household environments.
Our residents have the opportunity to recycle old, broken or unwanted TVs and computers free at participating locations year-round. Go to the
DropZone website for more information, or keep your eye out for one of our special collection days here at Council.
The DropZone website also has a
full list of what can and can't be accepted.
For more information, contact our
Customer Service Centre on