Disposal of electronic waste

Disposal of electronic waste
Residents can recycle old, broken or unwanted TVs and computers free at participating locations year-round. Disposal of Electronic Waste Our residents have the opportunity to recycle old, broken or unwanted TVs and computers free at participating locations year-round.  
Electronic Waste

Upcoming FREE electrical waste collection event
When: Saturday 11 November, 9am-3.30pm
Where: Council Administration Building car park, Shakespeare Street, Campsie
Electronic items accepted:

  • TVs
  • Video recorders & DVD players
  • Monitors, desktops & laptops
  • Computer peripherals (keyboard, mice, joysticks)
  • Printers, scanners, faxes, photocopiers
  • Speakers & sound equipment
  • Projectors
  • Electric games
  • CD’s, DVD’s, tapes
  • Cameras
  • Phones (mobile and landline)
  • Small household appliances (fans, alarm clocks, vacuum cleaners)
  • Kitchen appliances (microwaves, kettles)
  • Consoles
  • Modems
  • Hand Tools
  • Set Top boxes
  • Cables, adapters and cable chargers


Please note, this collection is available only to residents of Canterbury-Bankstown. 

In 2020, Canterbury-Bankstown residents recycled over 19 tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste).  E-waste is the broken or obsolete electronic items lying around your house. There are a number of ways you can safely recycle your old or broken electronic items.

We have local options to drop off e-waste throughout the year or Council also run FREE drop off pop-up events, accepted materials are outlined in the table below.

Earlwood Library collections are temporarily unavailable.
Please check here or call ahead before making an e-waste deposit.

Where can I take my e-waste?


Upcoming FREE Council run E-waste collection event


(including set-top boxes, cords)


Computers (including laptops, tablets, PC, hard drives, monitors, cords, keyboards, mouses)

Printers, scanners and fax machines


Small electronics:  HiFi and stereo systems, clock radios, fans, toasters, CDs and DVDs


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​Printer cartridges

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Other councils with a Community Recycling Centre (CRC) may accept out of area drop-offs, including most chemicals. For CRC and Chemical Clean Out locations, visit the NSW EPA website here.

For other options check Planet Ark's Recycling Near You for commercial recyclers and call them directly for more information.

The City of Canterbury Bankstown acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, water and skies of Canterbury-Bankstown, the Darug (Darag, Dharug, Daruk, Dharuk) People. We recognise and respect Darug cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge the First Peoples’ continuing importance to our CBCity community.