TV and Computer Recycling
TV and Computer equipment can now be taken by Hawkesbury residents to the Hawkesbury City Waste Management Facility at 1 The Driftway, South Windsor, which is open 7 days a week from 8am-4pm (excluding public holidays).
Items that will be accepted for free for recycling:
Computers, Monitors, Notebooks, Printers, Fax machines, Scanners, CD drives, Hard drives, TVs, VCR players, DVD players, Projectors, Networking equipment, Cables, Keyboards, Mice, Floppy discs, Electronic games/toys, Stereos, Cameras, Video cameras, IPods, MP3 players.
Around 16.8 million televisions, computers and related accessories are disposed of each year in Australia, of this staggering amount only 20-30% of these products are recycled.
There has never been a better time to safely dispose of your unwanted TVs, computers and IT accessories. This free collection event will ensure a responsible recycling approach and keep valuable materials out of landfill, as well as chemicals used in the products, such as lead, cadmium and arsenic. This is an important move towards achieving a sustainable future as there are many materials that can be recovered from these products.
- It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure all data is erased from their devices before being handed over for recycling
- All unwanted products that may contain personal data will be processed in a manner that effectively destroys any information left on them. Saving and deleting personal data from these devices and components remains the responsibility of the public and householders prior to taking to the landfill
- Mobile Phones: The MobileMuster recycling process involves the safe destruction of data held on phones. That said, MobileMuster recommends that the public remove data from their mobile and SIM card before dropping it off for even greater security.
- PC World - How to securely erase your hard drive.
Free Computer Recycling Pick-Up Service:
A Sydney based business provides a 100% free computer recycling service, next day pick up of any amounts of IT Hardware and offers free secure data removal.
Most e-Waste computer recycling companies will charge you for recycling your old computer hardware and technology, we offer a totally free service for removing your unwanted computers and monitors. Feel good knowing not only will your old data be permanently erased, but your computers will live another life.
The computers and IT hardware will be either refurbished and resold, so someone else can use it - or if the technology is too old to be used here in Australia, it will be donated to local charities and community organizations, or even third world countries where old computer technology can still be used.
Please call 0466 084 263. Further details here http://free-computer-recycling.blogin.com.au/about/
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