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eWaste at Transfer Station

eWaste products accepted free of charge under the regulations - Under the Environment Protection (Waste to Resources) Policy 2010, a number of landfill bans have been introduced in recent years, one which commenced on 1 September 2013 prohibiting the disposal of eWaste (electrical waste) in South Australia to landfill. Council now provides a collection point at the Transfer Station for these items.

eWaste Products Accepted Free of Charge Under the Regulations

Under the Environment Protection (Waste to Resources) Policy 2010, a number of landfill bans have been introduced in recent years, one which commenced on 1 September 2013  prohibiting the disposal of eWaste (electrical waste) in South Australia to landfill.  Council now provides a collection point at the Transfer Station for these items.

Televisions (Free of Charge Disposal):

  • Plasma televisions
  • Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) televisions
  • Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) televisions
  • Rear Projection televisions

Computer Equipment (Free of Charge Disposal) :

  • Portable processing machines – i.e laptops, notebooks & palmtops
  • Desktops/Central Processing Units (CPUs)
  • Computer monitors
  • Printers
  • Multi function devices that print, copy, scan and/or fax
  • Cards, motherboards
  • Web cameras
  • Compact disk drives
  • Digital video disk drives
  • Hard drives
  • Floppy drives
  • Mouse and trackball
  • Scanners
  • Keyboards
  • Joysticks and gamepads
  • Electrical transformers designed to be housed in same cabinet as the CPU
Examples of eWaste, which is NOT free:

ALL other electrical goods, which are not listed above, are NOT free disposal.  Examples of these, but not limited to, are below.

  • Mobile phones
  • Game consoles (such as Microsoft Xbox or Sony Playstation)
  • Video recorders
  • DVD players
  • Radios / stereos
  • Power tools
  • Appliances / microwaves
  • Universal power supplies
District Council of Peterborough
108 Main Street, PO Box 121
Peterborough SA 5422
Phone: 08 8651 3566
Fax: 08 8651 3066
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