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Free temporary e-waste drop-off for regional SA small businesses

Date: 16-May-12
Author: Janet Sparrow

During May 2012, residents and small businesses in regional South Australia can recycle their unwanted computer and electrical equipment at the locations listed below, free of charge. The collected e-waste will then be recycled into many components, instead of going into landfill.

What you can drop-off

Computer equipment

Any brand of desktop or laptop computer, monitors, computer mice, keyboards, computer cables, hard drives, floppy disc and CD/DVD drives, iPods, walkmans and computer-related peripherals.

Home office equipment

Mobiles, printers, scanners, mobile handsets and chargers.

Entertainment equipment

Televisions, video recorders, DVD players, hi-fi and stereo equipment, digital cameras and video cameras.

Drop-off points

Click on your area to find out the location and opening hours of your nearest collection facility.

What you can't drop off

Printer and toner cartridges, whitegoods, vacuum cleaners, microwaves, other kitchen and household appliances, UPS units, overhead projectors, TVs/monitors that have been removed from their cases or are cracked, batteries that are not an integral part of the computer system, fluorescent tubes, contaminated equipment or other hazardous waste.

Got more questions about the temporary collections?

See the Zero Waste SA Q&A page here.

For more information, contact Zero Waste SA by phone 1300 137 118 or email.

Further information

Click here for further information about the free National TV and Computer Recycling Scheme being rolled out across Australia from May 2012.

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