E-waste Recycling Information

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About this Event

Drop off your old, unwanted electronic items for recycling. General household electronic items are accepted.

White goods are not accepted as part of this event (this event is only available to residents of The Hills Shire - proof of residence required).

The next FREE Electronic Waste Drop Off Event is TBA.

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Accepted Household electrical items for collection include:

  • All televisions (CRT, Rear projection, plasma, LCD, LED and OLED)
  • Computers and accessories (laptops, desktops, monitors, iPad, mice, hard drives, disc drives, keyboards, joysticks, web cams, gamepads, and any other items which plug into computers
  • All printers, copiers, scanners and plotters
  • Mobile phones
  • Small household appliances (vacuum cleaners, microwaves, kettles, coffee machines, irons, toasters and mixers)
  • Other items (VCR/DVD/CD players/recorders, Hi-Fi sets, radios, cameras, electrical tools, toys and power cords)


    The following items will not be accepted:

  • No items containing liquids (e.g. oil heaters, paints and solvents, chemicals)
  • No items containing light globes/fluorescent tubes
  • No large white goods (refrigerators, freezers, ovens, dishwashers, washing machines, dryers)
  • No smoke detectors
  • No general waste
  • No other recycling


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Computers and other Electronic Waste


Free Electronic Recycling Service: Drop-Zone at REMONDIS Seven Hills

A FREE recycling service (the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme) can be accessed by residents of The Hills Shire and small businesses. Electronic waste including televisions, computers and computer related products (regardless of their age or brand), can be dropped off at an e-waste Drop Zone collection point located throughout the Sydney region.  A limit of 15 items per drop off applies.

Council is not a designated Drop-Zone.

Your nearest Drop Zone collection point is:

REMONDIS Resource Recovery Centre - located at 29 Powers Road, Seven Hills.

For more information about this service, as well as opening hours and acceptable items, call 13 73 73 or visit the REMONDIS website.

Products accepted for free drop off include: 

  • All televisions, such as CRTs, Plasma, LCD and Projection televisions 

Computers and computer products:

  • Personal computers
  • Laptops, notebooks, palmtops and tablets 
  • Computer monitors
  • Parts for personal computers - for example internal hard drives, motherboards, cards, internal power supplies, CPUs DVD and CD drives 
  • Computer peripherals – for example, mouse, keyboards, joysticks, game pads, scanners and web cameras
  • Computer modems 
  • Printers – for example ink-jet, dot matrix, laser printers and multi-functional devices

To see a range of other computer and electronic waste recycling options in areas surrounding visit www.recyclingnearyou.com.auwww.dropzone.org.au or http://techcollect.com.au/


Recycling at Officeworks - Don't Bin It, Bring It

Officeworks provides free recycling facilities for customers for the following items:

  • Computers and laptops
  • Keyboards
  • Cables and chargers
  • Ink and toner cartridges
  • Mobile phones and accessories
  • Batteries
  • Pens and markers

For more information, visit their website.


National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme - A Guide for Householders

The National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme involves a combination of government regulation and industry action to take responsibility for the collection and recycling of waste televisions, computers, printers and computer products.

For further information a fact sheet is available to view National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme - A Guide for Householders or contact ewaste@environment.gov.au or visit http://www.environment.gov.au/ewaste