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Waste & Recycling E-Waste
Electronic waste or e-waste is unwanted electronic or electrical equipment. E-waste should be kept out of landfill for a number of reasons:
The National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme (a federal government initiative) came into effect in 2012. Under the scheme, householders and small business can drop off the following items for recycling free of charge:
A limit of 15 items per drop-off applies.
All free drop-off locations can be found at www.recyclingnearyou.com.au/ewastescheme/The following items will not be accepted at these drop-off points:
Further information can be found in the National Waste Policy Fact Sheet.
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