E-Waste (TVs & Computers)
The new National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme provides householders and small business with access to free drop-off services for televisions and computers. This new scheme is funded by the television and computer industry and builds on existing recycling efforts by council.
The City of Charles Sturt and DHL Supply Chain were proud to established South Australia’s first Drop-Zone at Beverley to recycle your old TVs and computers for free.
This service is for households and small businesses only. You do not need to live or work in the City of Charles Sturt to use this service.
There are a several sites accepting old TVs and computers for FREE across the western suburbs including:
- Beverley Waste and Recycling Centre, 2-6 Toogood Avenue, Beverley (phone 8408 1350).
- Adelaide Waste and Recycling Centre, 181 Morphett Road, North Plympton (phone 8295 5077)
- Integrated Waste Services, Lot 254 Hines and Wingfield Roads, Wingfield (phone 8243 2644)
There are also numerous other site across metropolitan and regional South Australia that will accept old TVs and computers free of charge.
To locate a site nearest you please visit www.zerowaste.sa.gov.au
These services are available 7 days a week all year round. When you get there, you will be directed to an area where you can leave your old TV or computer for recycling, at no charge.National Recycling Scheme for Televisions and Computers.
All items are carefully pulled apart to recover the items of value (small amounts of gold, copper and recyclable glass and plastic) and safely capture the hazardous components (including lead, mercury, arsenic).
The recyclable components are then sent to be made into new products.
We will accept the following items from households and small businesses only:
- Computer tower
- Computer monitor
- Backpack/data storage drive
- Other computer peripherals (cords, etc.)
These sites do not currently accept other types of electronic waste, including DVD players and VCR players.
Yes, it will then be sent for recycling.
This service is offered to households and small businesses only. It is not designed to receive commercial quantities of electronic waste.
A maximum of 15 items will be accepted. Schools and larger businesses will need to make their own private arrangements.
Call our Waste Hotline: 8295 5077.