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.