It can be hard to think about electronic waste and it is easy to forget it is there.
It is everywhere and often invisible to us.
It can ruin your car, destroy your health and your future.
But when it does get there, there is a chance you could get a clean bill of health from it.
What you need to know about electronic rubbish How to dispose of electronic rubbish in Australia.
You need to understand how to dispose if you are considering the disposal of electronic goods.
If you are worried about the potential for your electronic goods to get into the environment and there are no suitable options available, you should contact a recycling company for advice.
Read more about: How to find out where electronic waste is collected How to identify if your electronic waste has been collected and destroyed in Australia How to report a waste complaint How to choose a recycler in Australia Your next step is to decide if you want to go to a recyclers disposal centre.
You can choose a recycling centre based on their location, what they do, and the size of their facility.
A recycler is the person or business who recycles your electronic material.
You will need to ask them about their procedures for disposing of electronic wastes.
They can also refer you to a recycling service provider if they can’t provide you with any information.
The recycler may also offer you advice on how to get the recyclable material to the disposal site, including the best way to dispose.
You may also want to look for information on the types of waste that can be recycled.
This will include information on how and where you can dispose of the waste.
There are a number of recycling services in Australia and you can contact your local council for information about them.
Where to dispose The recycling service can only collect and destroy your electronic items if they are not eligible for recycling.
For example, it is illegal for an item to be recycled if it has been used for a criminal offence or has been sold to someone who is not eligible to receive it.
If it is not an eligible recyclables, it can be disposed of at the recycling site.
A waste disposal company may also dispose of your electronic device(s) at a landfill site.
It may also be possible to collect your electronic devices from the site if they do not have a recycling facility.
When to dispose You need the proper licence and paperwork to dispose electronic waste.
If the electronic waste can be identified, it will need an identification number (ID) and a valid address.
If your electronic piece is a keychain or bracelet, you will need a key to unlock the item and a passcode.
If an item is not a key or bracelet but is an electronic item that can still be used, you can still dispose of it at the disposal location.
The best way for you to dispose is to contact the recycling service in your area.
You should be given the option to choose between two options: dispose at a recycling site and dispose at the site.
Dispose at the centre is the preferred option for you.
You are responsible for making sure your items are stored securely in the centre or you will lose them.
If a recylter does not provide the information you need, you may be able to contact a third party recycler to dispose at their disposal site.
The waste can also be disposed at a local landfill site if the area is large enough.
Disposal at a recycle facility is also the preferred way for people who want to dispose their electronic waste safely.
If there is no place for the item in your home or business, it should be disposed in a nearby recycling facility, such as an empty recycling bin or an underground landfill.
You must give the local council permission for the disposal and be prepared to pay for the cost of the disposal.
Where do you dispose electronic wastes?
You can dispose at any location in Australia that has a disposal facility that can handle the electronic material that you need.
The site must have at least one recycling facility that recycles electronic waste in compliance with Australia’s Waste Management Act 1986 and the Australian Standard Code of Practice.
If recycling is not available, it may be possible for you and the local government to have the waste disposed at the local landfill.
The landfill must be free of toxic chemicals and you must have a permit to dispose there.
Where a disposal site is not within a landfill, it must be accessible to all who need it.
You do not need to have a licence to dispose, but you must be prepared for any questions you may have about the disposal process.
Where the waste can’t be collected and disposed, you might want to have an alternative option.
For more information, contact the local authority or local council.