Free eWaste Drop-Off Recycling Service

Free eWaste Drop-Off Recycling Service

Don’t send your electronic waste to landfill!

Your local Council Waste Management Facility now accepts the following items for recycling:

  • Televisions (whole undamaged units only)
  • Computers and associated products including; computer processing units and towers, monitors and peripherals, notebooks and laptops,  CD drives, hard drives, keyboards, mice, networking equipment and cables
  • Printers, fax machines and scanners
  • CD and DVD players
  • Stereo systems (including speakers)
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Power tools
  • Microwave ovens
  • Ceiling fans
  • Hand held electronic items
  • Mobile phones.

Conditions apply:

  • Only those products listed are accepted.
  • Acceptance of products for recycling is at the sole discretion of the Council staff.
  • No vacuum cleaners are accepted

It is the donors responsibility to ensure than any confidential data is removed from the computer hard-drive prior to disposal.

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Locations by Council area

CESSNOCK

Residents may access the free eWaste drop off bin located at Cessnock Waste Management Centre at Old Maitland Road, East Cessnock, during normal operating hours.

*No charge for eWaste only loads, mixed waste loads will attract normal disposal fees.


LAKE MACQUARIE

Residents may access the free eWaste drop off bin located at Awaba Waste Management Facility, 60 Wilton Road, Awaba, during normal operating hours.

*No charge for eWaste only loads, mixed waste loads will attract normal disposal fees.

Alternately eWaste will be collected for recycling during LMCC bulk waste pick-ups. Please place the eWaste in a separate pile. For further information regarding bulk waste pick-ups, please contact Council.


MAITLAND

Residents may access the free eWaste drop off bin located at Mount Vincent Waste Disposal Site, 109 Mount Vincent Road, East Maitland, during normal operating hours.

*No charge for eWaste only loads, mixed waste loads will attract normal disposal fee’s.


SINGLETON COUNCIL

Residents may access the free eWaste drop off bin located at Singleton Council Waste Depot on Dyrring Road Singleton, during normal operating hours

*No charge for eWaste only loads, mixed waste loads will attract normal disposal fee’s.


 

Free E-Waste Drop-Off Recycling Service Statistics

Council

Tonnes Collected to June 2016

Cessnock

1,006,666

Lake Macquarie

1,118,239

Maitland 

1,011,590

Singleton

188,620

 

  • If you are disposing of a computer, remember it is your responsibility to ensure that all private or confidential data is removed from the hard drive prior to disposal.
  • Weight limits do apply.
  • Residents and small business use only, commercial quantities will not be accepted.
  • Government Agencies and larger business operators should contact 1800 838 884 for assistance.