If you live in Sydney you can get rid of your e-waste this weekend -- here’s how


If you’re hanging on to any old electronics that you don’t know how to get rid of safely, take them to Sydney Park on Saturday, June 2, where you can recycle them for free.

E-waste includes televisions, computers and accessories, home office equipment, DVD and VHS players, electronic games, CDs, DVDs, tapes, cameras, electronic components, phones, small kitchen appliances, and power tools.

Items that won’t be accepted include white goods, hazardous waste, car batteries, smoke alarms and fire extinguishers.

The collection is an interim solution until the city introduces a free weekly e-waste collection service next year.

“Until then our e-waste drop off days give residents the best opportunity to dispose of electrical items sustainably,” Lord Mayor Clover Moore says.

More than 90 tonnes of e-waste was collected last year and 26 tonnes at the last quarterly collection alone.

The collection will run from 9am to 3pm tomorrow at Sydney Park Nursery Depot in St Peters.

More information here.

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