Disposal of electronic waste

Disposal of electronic waste
Residents can recycle old, broken or unwanted TVs and computers free at participating locations year-round. Disposal of Electronic Waste Our residents have the opportunity to recycle old, broken or unwanted TVs and computers free at participating locations year-round.  
Electronic Waste

​​In 2018, Canterbury-Bankstown residents recycled over 14 tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste).  E-waste is the broken or obsolete electronic items lying around your house. There are a number of ways you can safely recycle your old or broken electronic items.

Year-Round TVs and Computer Options​

The National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme (NTCRS) is run by the electronics industry under federal government control to provide free recycling options for consumers. Well over 9 out of 10 Australians have access to this scheme. 

 

They accept:

 
  • TVs (including set-top boxes, cords),

  • Computers (including laptops, tablets, Personal computers, hard drives, monitors, cords, keyboards, mouses), and

  • Printers, scanners and fax machines.   

In Canterbury-Bankstown, the Officeworks stores at:

 

Will accept TV’s, computers and printers.  

Other locations to recycle your e-waste include:

For more information about the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme​ including other collection sites click here.

Year-Round E-Waste Options

Council provides permanent recycling drop off points.

They accept:

 

  • TVs (including set-top boxes, cords),
  • Computers (including laptops, tablets, Personal computers, hard drives, monitors, cords, keyboards, mouses),
  • Printers, scanners and fax machines,
  • Small electronics including as HiFi and stereo systems, clock radios, fans, toasters, CDs and DVDs,

 

In Canterbury Bankstown, the ​Library and Knowledge Centres at:

 

 

Will accept TV’s, computers and printers.  

Pop-Up Recycling Events

If you’d rather collect your e-waste and recycle it all at once, then keep an eye out for Canterbury Bankstown Council’s pop-up E-waste recycling events by clicking here.

To recycle other Types of E-waste including:

 

  • Phones,
  • Printer cartridges, and
  • Batteries,

 

Visit Planet Ark’s Recycling Near You webpage by clicking here.