E-waste | Redland City Council

E-waste that can be recycled

  • TVs, interactive displays, digital displays, data projectors, video and tape players
  • Solar panels
  • Computer equipment
  • 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
  • Mobile phones (drop off at IndigiScapes or mainland libraries only)

Note: Ensure data from all equipment is removed.

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.

Mobile phones collected by IndigiScapes and mainland libraries are sent to MobileMuster for recycling.