Free Drop-off for Televisions and Computers

There are now a number of free drop-off services for televisions and computers in metropolitan Adelaide. Residents of South Australia may use any of these locations, regardless of what council area they live in.

Items that will be accepted for free include:

  • Televisions analogue, LCD, flat screens
  • Computer monitors
  • Computer towers
  • Printers, scanners, keyboards, mice

Ongoing free drop-off locations:

Beverley Waste and Recycling Centre
2-6 Toogood Avenue, Beverley
Open Monday to Saturday 8am - 4pm, Sunday  8am-1pm, closed on Public Holidays 
Phone: Charles Sturt Wasteline 8295 5077

Adelaide Waste and Recycling Centre
181 Morphett Road, North Plympton
Open Monday to Friday - 7am - 5pm, Saturday and Sunday - 8am to 4pm, Public Holidays 8am - 4pm. Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Phone: 8295 5077

Integrated Waste Services
Lot 254 Hines and Wingfield Roads, Wingfield
Open Monday to Friday 5am - 5pm, Saturday and Public Holidays 6am - 4 pm, Sunday 8am - 4pm
Phone: 8243 2644

Pooraka Waste Transfer Station
61 Research Road, Pooraka
Open Monday to Sunday 8am - 4pm. Not open Public Holidays 
Phone: 8162 5348

Heathfield Resource Recovery Centre
Scott Creek Road, Heathfield
Open Monday to Sunday 7:30am - 4pm
Phone: 83394323

OfficeWorks  Trinity Gardens - COMPUTERS ONLY, LIMIT OF FIVE ITEMS PER PERSON
located within the City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters
210 - 212 Portrush Road, Trinity Gardens
Open Monday to Friday 7am - 9pm, Saturday 8:30am - 5pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm
Phone:  8131 2200

Advanced Recycling Technologies
13 Chrysler Road, Lonsdale opposite the desalination plant 
Open Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm, Saturday 9am - 12pm, Other days by appointment. Closed on public holidays
Phone: 8186 5883

Southern Region Waste Authority Landfill - Seaford Heights
112 Bakewell Drive, Seaford Heights   
Open Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm, Saturdays and Sundays 8am to 4pm. Public holidays 8am to 4pm. Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Phone 8386 0273

Edinburgh North Waste Recovery Facility 
Bellchambers Road, Edinburgh North
Open Tuesday to Friday 8am - 4pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am - 3pm 
Closed on public holidays
Phone: 8252 9666

Goolwa Waste and Recycling Depot
Goolwa to Victor Harbor Road
Open Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm
Phone: 8555 7260

Brinkley Recycling and Waste Transfer Station, Brinkley Road, Murray Bridge
Open Monday to Saturday 10am - 4pm. Closed Sunday and Public Holidays
Phone: 8532 6385

Yankalilla Waste and Recycling Depot Lot 2 Victor Harbor Road opposite Doctors Hill Road, Yankalilla
Open Monday to Thursday 9am - 3:30pm, Sunday 12pm - 4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday
Phone: 1300 229 837

Strathalbyn Waste and Recycling Depot Forrest Road, Strathalbyn
Open Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday 10am - 4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday
Phone: 1300 229 837

City of Mount Gambier Waste Transfer Station 5 Eucalypt Drive, Mount Gambier
Open Monday to Friday 7:30am - 12pm, Saturday and Sunday 2pm-5pm, closed on Public Holidays
Phone: 8723 9257

Any resident of Adelaide can attend these drop off points and householders and small businesses don’t need to be located within the council area.

Items that will be accepted for free include:

  • Televisions analogue, LCD, flat screens
  • Computer monitors
  • Computer towers
  • Printers, scanners, keyboards, mice

Other electronic items may incur a charge. There will be an increasing number of free services opening up in Adelaide in the coming months, so there is no rush to attend these sites. These services will be ongoing.

Other options include taking to the places below. These places will likely incur a charge.
E-Cycle Recovery - 12-14 Baulderstone Road, Gepps Cross - Phone: 8262 4074
Aspitech - 4 Iris Street, Melrose Park - Phone: 8464 0766

Ongoing E-waste collections from councils in SA

Zero Waste SA is working with local councils to encourage e-waste to be recycled. We encourage you to contact your local council to find out details about their collections as information can change. Depending on your council area the collection may be free or may incur a small cost.

Council  Recycling options Location Cost More information
Adelaide Hills Council  Heathfield Depot Scott Creek Road, Heathfield
Mon, Sat & Sun 8am to 2pm
Refer to website for fees and charges Site office: 8339 4323 or go to website.
City of Burnside  Subsidised residential e-waste recycling when items are recycled
through E-Cycle Recovery. (residents on proof of address will be
charged one third of the normal recycling costs)
E - Cycle Recovery
12-14 Baulderstone Road, Gepps Cross
Phone 8262 4074
Mon-Fri 7am-4.30pm
Sat 8.30am-12.30pm
Closed Public Holidays
Varied, but resident (upon proof of address)
will only pay one third of the normal
recycling costs
Burnside Council: 8366 4200
The Barossa Council Drop off at E-Cycle Recovery E - Cycle Recovery
12-14 Baulderstone Road, Gepps Cross
Phone 8262 4074
Mon-Fri 7am-4.30pm
Sat 8.30am-12.30pm
Closed Public Holidays
Charges apply The Barossa Council Development and Environmental Services Division on 8563 8483
Campbelltown City Council  Drop off at E-Cycle Recovery E - Cycle Recovery
12-14 Baulderstone Road, Gepps Cross
Phone 8262 4074
Mon-Fri 7am-4.30pm
Sat 8.30am-12.30pm
Closed Public Holidays
Charges apply Campbelltown City Council: 8366 9222
City of Charles Sturt Ongoing drop off for televisions, computers and computer peripherals at the Charles Sturt transfer station  2-4 Toogood Avenue Beverly, off Charles Road Opening hours (Mon-Sat 8am-4pm, Sun 8am-1pm, closed on public holidays) Free (TVs, computers and computer peripherals only) Charles Sturt Wasteline: 8295 5077
or go to website
District Council of Grant Recycling facilities at Port MacDonnell,Tarpeena,Nene Valley, Donovans and Carpenter Rocks WTS As per DC Grant List of Facilities  As per DC Grant list of facilities(details on vouchers)  DC Grant: (08) 8721 0444 
City of Holdfast Bay Collected and recycled as part of 'at call' hard waste service Place on kerbside as part of hard waste collection 2 collections free of charge per year Solo resource recovery:
8295 5077
or go to website
Light Regional Council Ongoing drop off point for e-waste at the Kapunda Resource Recovery site Scotty’s Grave Road Kapunda (the former landfill site)
Open Sunday from 10am - 2pm
Small charges apply Light Regional Council: (08) 525 3200 
City of Marion Residents can include e-waste in a hard refuse collection 
Computer units can be taken to Daws Road Recycling Centre
All electronic waste can be taken to Solo Resource Recovery (at a fee)
  Charges can apply City of Marion:
8375 6600
City of Mitcham Drop off at Solo Resource Recovery 181 Morphett Road, North Plympton Charges can apply Solo Resource Recovery 8295 5077
City of Mitcham 8372 8888
The District Council of Mount Barker  Windmill Hill Transfer Station/FWS Salvage and Save  Nixon Rd, Hahndorf (Windmill Hill)
Refer to website for opening times
Refer to website for fees and charges Site office: 8388 1099
Go to website
City of Mount Gambier Drop at Council’s Waste Transfer Station 5 Eucalypt Drive, Mount Gambier
Mon - Fri 7:30am - 12pm
Sat - Sun 2pm - 5pm
Various costs depending on item,
contact Council for more information
Mount Gambier’s Waste Transfer Station: 8723 9257
Closed Public Holidays
Go to website
The Rural City of Murray Bridge  Drop at Brinkley Transfer Station Brinkley Road, Brinkley
Wednesdays and Sundays  10am to 4pm
Refer to website for fees and charges Site office: 8532 6385
Go to website
Northern Areas Council Drop at Transfer Station or Landfill site Jamestown Transfer Site or Gladstone Landfill Refer to website for fees and charges
Go to website
City of Norwood Payneham St Peters Residents can include e-waste in the annual Hard Waste Collection.
Free 8366 4555
Go to website
City of Onkaparinga Drop off at Advanced Recycling Technologies at Lonsdale Depot 3/13 Chrysler Road, Lonsdale SA 5160 Ph: (08) 8186 5883
Open 6 days per week
Monday - Friday 8.30am-4.30pm
Saturday 9am-12pm
Free Go to website
City of Playford Residents can include e-waste in a hard refuse collection Place items withi property boundary. Collection month listed on back of collection calendar. One collection per year. Free NAWMA 1800 111 004 or 8252 9666 from mobiles
City of Port Adelaide Enfield Collections from householders in conjunction
with hard waste collections from August 2010
Kerbside collection - bookings essential via Waste Line: 1800 777 844 or online via council website Free Council Waste Line
(free call): 1800 777 844
Go to website
City of Prospect  Drop off at E-Cycle Recovery 12-14 Baulderstone Road, Gepps Cross
Monday - Friday 7am-4.30pm
Sat 8.30am-12.30pm
Closed Public Holidays
Residents will need to pay 1/3 of the recycling cost.  
District Council of Robe Residents can drop e-waste at designated sites around Council Robe Street Council Works Depot and Robe Landfill
Monday - Friday 10am-11am Sunday 2pm - 3pm
Free District Council of Robe Works Supervisor 0429 646 076

City of Unley

Drop off Television & Computers at Adelaide Waste and Recycling Centre

181 Morphett Road, North Plympton
Open Monday to Friday - 7am - 5pm, Saturday and Sunday - 8am to 4pm, Public Holidays 8am - 4pm. Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day 
Phone: 8295 5077

Free

(08) 8372 5111

City of Unley

Drop off ‘Other’ electrical items, eg white goods, entertainment equipment, small appliance- at Adelaide Waste and Recycling Centre – proof of residence is required.

181 Morphett Road, North Plympton Open Monday to Friday - 7am - 5pm, Saturday and Sunday - 8am to 4pm, Public Holidays 8am - 4pm. Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day 
Phone: 8295 5077

Free

(08) 8372 5111

City of Unley

Residents can include e-waste in a hard refuse collection - conditions apply

Kerbside collection 
(residents entitled to one hard waste pickup per year)

Free

(08) 8372 5111

Or www.unley.sa.gov.au

City of Salisbury Residents can include e-waste in a hard refuse collection  Place items within property boundary. Choice of 2 months per year listed on back of collection calendar. $10 NAWMA 1800 111 004 or 8252 9666 from mobiles
City of Tea Tree Gully Drop off at E-Cycle Recovery 12-14 Baulderstone Road, Gepps Cross
Monday - Friday 7am-4.30pm
Sat 8.30am-12.30pm
Closed Public Holidays
Residents will pay half of the normal cost. Tea Tree Gully Customer Service Desk: (08)8397 7444 
District Council of Tumby Bay  Port Neill Transfer Station
Ungarra Transfer Station
Tumby Bay Transfer Station 
Pioneer Drive, Port Neill 9am-10am on Sunday
Ungarra Cockaleechie Road
TBA
$1 per Kilogram Darren Zechner, Works Manager: 0427 882 074
Wattle Range Council Drop off services available at:
Council Depot Penola, Portland Street
Council Depot Millicent, Aberle Street
Council Depot Beachport, Northwest Terrace
Depots open from 10am - 12pm Free Go to website

City of West Torrens

Drop off all e-waste at Adelaide Waste and Recycling Centre. Residents can include e-waste in a hard waste collection.

181 Morphett Road, North Plympton

Free of charge, subject to proof of residency.

Phone: 8295 5790
Whyalla City Council Ongoing subsidised drop off Whyalla Waste and Recycling Depot, Iron Knob Road
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday - Sunday 10am - 4pm
$2.00 per item Whyalla Council Customer Service Desk: (08) 8640 3444 go to website
District Council of Yorke Peninsula Drop off at transfer station Warooka
Ramsey
CYP/ Arthurton
Gate prices or as negotiated with contractor Go to website or Transpacific: (08) 8867 1335

Contact your local Council for further information as exact dates of services and collections are subject to change.

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