An e-waste recycling scheme to end the TV dumps

15 May 2012

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher and Parliamentary Secretary for Sustainability  and Urban Water Don Farrell today launched the first stage of the scheme at the  Mugga Lane tip.

Ms Gallagher urged Canberra residents to consider waiting a few weeks to drop  off unwanted TVs to help avoid the initial rush.

http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/hopes-tv-dumping-will-end-as-free-recycling-service-begins-20120515-1ynm0.html

10 May 2012

Chief Minister Gallagher has announced that the days of paying through the nose to dispose of a television are at an end.

The DHL Supply Chain services will begin on 15 May 2012 and will operate from the Mugga Lane and Mitchell Transfer Stations, which are open from 7.30am to 5pm, seven days a week.

More information can be found at

http://www.tams.act.gov.au/live/recycling-waste

http://the-riotact.com/an-e-waste-recycling-scheme-to-end-the-tv-dumps/71939

National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme

http://www.environment.gov.au/settlements/waste/ewaste/index.html

 

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