To help community members in remote areas to correctly dispose of old computers, televisions and other electronic waste, Hawkesbury City Council is providing free electronic waste collection events. Following the success of the recent Electronic Waste Collection event held in at Bilpin held in early May, Council will hold two more Remote Area Electronic Waste Collection events at Colo Heights and the Macdonald Valley.
Electronic Waste Collection Event – Colo Heights
Saturday, 29 May at 9am
Colo Heights Rural Fire Service Station, Colo Heights
Electronic Waste Collection Event – Macdonald Valley
Saturday, 19 June at 9am
Bulga Street, St Albans, NSW
Pre-registration is essential to attend a free electronic waste collection event. Anyone not registered will not be allowed to drop off. Please register at hawkwaronwaste.eventbrite.com
Drop off your computers, televisions and other electronic waste. Strict drop off limits apply: five medium to large items or 10 small items can be accepted per registered delivery per event.
COVID-19 social distancing and safety will be ensured. Please do not attend the event if you have cold or flu like or COVID symptoms.
This project is a NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded from the waste levy.
Please remember to remove all private data from your devices.
Items not accepted:
Rear projection TVs, large white goods (fridges and freezers, washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, ovens and hobs), CDs, DVDs, videos and cassettes.
- Computers, monitors, mice, keyboards, hard drives, floppy discs, networking equipment, cables
- Cameras including video cameras, CD drives, clock radios, DVD players, Stereos, TVs, VCR players
- Electric blankets, electrical power tools, electronic games/toys, fax machines
- Grooming devices, juicers, mixers
- Mobile phones, Androids, iPod, iPad, iPhone, personal electronic items
- Printers and printer cartridges, projectors, scanners.