10 Apr 2019
Council’s successful free TV and computer recycling drop-off service has been extended to take a broader range of e-waste items for recycling.
Whitehorse Mayor Councillor Bill Bennett said the service is part of Council’s response to the upcoming State Government ban on e-waste being sent to Victorian landfills. E-waste items are anything with a battery or power cord.
“This scheme diverts e-waste from landfill and makes use of electronic components that have a second life, including some costly and rare material found in e-waste,” Cr Bennett said.
The e-waste recycling drop-off service is at the Whitehorse Recycling and Waste Centre, corner of Burwood Highway and Morack Road, Vermont South.
Items the recycling service accepts include:
For more details, visit whitehorse.vic.gov.au/Recycling-Waste-Centre.html or ewaste.vic.gov.au
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