Council conducts major Electronic (E-Waste) collection at Council's Depot No.7 Prospect Road, Summer Hill.
Below are the E-Waste Collection Dates.
|Febrauary 2017||Saturday 25/2/2017||8.30am - 12noon|
|March 2017||Wednesday 8/3/2017||3.30pm -6.30pm|
|April 2017||Wednesday 12/4/2017||3.30pm -6.30pm|
|May 2017||Wednesday 10/5/2017||3.30pm - 6.30pm|
TRAFFIC MANAGMENT PLAN FOR COUNCIL’S ELECTRONIC (E-WASTE) COLLECTION ON SATURDAYS ONLY
Traffic control arrangements will be in place on Saturdays to direct vehicles delivering electronic waste material to the Depot. These vehicles will travel via Tintern Road, Robert Street and then queue up in Prospect Road leading into the Depot. Through traffic will be directed or advised to detour elsewhere.
Resident are advised to avoid joining onto the travel and queue path of E-Waste vehicles, and that they travel via an alternate route or direction in accessing their properties.
A copy of the plan identifying the travel route and queuing of vehicles delivering electronic waste material to the Depot is shown here.
If you require any further information regard to the traffic control arrangements please contact Supervisor, Waste Services on 8752 1512.
|Desktop PCs & Servers||Speakers||Electronic toys & Game consoles|
|Monitors & Hard drives||Plasma & LCD TVs||Toasters|
|Computer power supplies||TV antennas||Juicers|
|Printers||Video players||Electric jugs|
|Computer mice & Keyboards||DVD players||Electric fry pans|
|Laptop batteries||Cables||Bread makers|
|Copiers & Multi-function devices||Digital cameras||Clock radios|
|iPods, iPads & Tablets||Video cameras||Electric Heater|
|Mobile phones||GPS devices||Oil Heaters|
As our society becomes more and more technologically focused, computers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, mobile phones, printers and home appliances are are increasingly finding their way to landfill. Rapid technology change, low costs and planned obsolescence all contribute to making e-waste one of the fastest growing environmental problems around the globe.
If recycled, electronic waste can be a valuable source for secondary raw materials. However, when sent to landfill it is a major source of toxins and carcinogens that can leach into the ground and contaminate water.
Some facts about e-Waste toxins:
e-Waste Notification Emails
Council has a email notification list. If you are interested in being notified of future events via email please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words 'E-Waste Notification' in the title, and your name and postcode in the body of the email.
Council is also a collection point for MobileMuster. Click here to find out how to recycle mobile phones or accessories.
If you cannot wait until the next Council e-waste day there are some other local disposal alternatives that you may wish to access. Charges will apply for accessing these services.
Planet Green Recycling
47 Epping Road, North Ryde
Phone: 1300 731 044
82 Marple Avenue, Villawood
Phone: 8708 2015