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Waste and recycling on the Gold Coast

Information about waste and recycling services on the Gold Coast is available in one central location.

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Recycling electronic waste

Electronic waste recycling

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City of Gold Coast has free recycling facilities for certain electronic and electrical waste (eWaste) at designated waste and recycling centres.

eWaste that is suitable to be dropped off by residents into the eWaste cages includes:

  • computer equipment - desktop PCs, laptops, monitors, hard drives, keyboards , computer mice, computer power supplies, network and memory cards, floppy disc and CD drives
  • home office equipment - printers, scanners
  • entertainment equipment - all types of televisions.

eWaste is only accepted at the following waste and recycling centres:

Thanks to our current eWaste recycling partner Electronic Product Stewardship Australasia (EPSA), in conjunction with Endeavour Foundation, recycling eWaste is free and convenient.

Other metal household appliances

Other metal household appliances with electronic components are accepted free of charge as scrap metal at most of our waste and recycling centres.

These include items such as:

  • microwaves
  • whitegoods (e.g. fridges, dishwashers)
  • video and DVD players
  • gaming consoles
  • hi-fi equipment and stereos
  • cameras.

The Molendinar and Reedy Creek recycling drop-off centres, run by Endeavour Foundation, also accept appliances in good working order for recycling. Ask the recycling centre staff if you are not sure which bin to put it in.

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