E-waste | Redland City Council


The following items are accepted at Recycling and Waste Centres (except Lamb Island and Karragarra Island):

  • TVs, interactive displays, digital displays, data projectors, video and tape players
  • Computer equipment
  • Laptops
  • Printers, copiers and multi-function printers
  • POS equipment
  • Small kitchen, bathroom and laundry appliances, e.g. toasters, kettles, hairdryers, shavers and irons (microwaves and large appliances are accepted as scrap metal)
  • Power drills, vacuums and sound systems

The following items are accepted at IndigiScapes Recycling Station:

  • Mobile phones (recycled through mobilemuster)
  • CDS / DVDS (small volume) including cases
  • Small e-waste (e.g USB sticks, mice)

Note: Ensure data from all equipment is removed.

E-waste not accepted at any Council facility or in any kerbside bin includes:

  • EPIRBS (Beacons)
  • Lithium batteries / household batteries
  • Vapes 
  • Swollen batteries 

E-waste collected from Redland City Council's Recycling and Waste Centres goes to Brisbane where it is stripped and processed into the following commodity groups:

  • Plastic is shredded and sent out to various markets
  • Metal is stripped and sent to commodity markets
  • Leaded glass is treated and used in smelters or as deep road base, non-leaded glass is melted down and re-used
  • Circuit boards are sent to Korea or Japan.