E-waste

Electronic waste, commonly known as e-waste, is growing up to three times faster than other types of household waste in Australia. 

E-waste includes televisions, computers, mobile phones, kitchen appliances and white goods.

All electronic waste can contain hazardous materials which means they should not end up in landfill. They often also contain valuable materials that can be recovered, if there is an option available.

Many homes today have 10 to 20 electronic items and as they break or become unwanted, people need to find recycling or reuse options for them.

The following pages provide details of where you can take some of your broken or unwanted electronic items: