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E-waste

 E-waste – or electronic waste – is no longer accepted in any household bin.

 

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What is e-waste? 

E-waste is your unwanted or broken electrical and electronic products – anything powered by batteries or an electrical cord or plug. This includes:

  • Larger household ‘white goods’ such as washing machines, dishwashers, fridges, freezers, ovens, microwaves etc.
  • Home entertainment products such as televisions, CD players, DVD players, tablets, mobile phones and other handheld electronic devices.
  • Electrical gardening equipment such as hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, electric chainsaws, whipper snippers, electric lawn mowers etc.
  • Smaller household items such as toasters, kettles, irons, lamps, battery operated or electronic toys, hairdryers, fans, heaters, printers etc. 

 

Where to drop off e-waste

New permanent e-waste drop-off points have been set up at the below waste facilities:

  • Bairnsdale: 200 Johnstons Rd, Forge Creek

  • Orbost: 351 Bonang Rd

  • Bruthen: 109 Great Alpine Rd

  • Omeo: 18 Margetts St

  • Mallacoota: Betka Rd

  • Lakes Entrance: 5 Thorpes Lane

White goods such as washing machines, dryers and fridges are accepted for free as scrap metal at all sites.

TVs and computers are accepted for free at Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale.

Household batteries and mobile phones are accepted at the nominated e-waste sites plus through Mobile Muster programs at select corporate centers.

 

Fluorescent tubes are also accepted for free at the Bairnsdale waste facility.

 

Please make sure all personal data is removed from devices before disposing

 

For more information

Visit Sustainability Victoria's E-waste website or contact us.

 

 

 

 

 

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