Electronic waste or e-waste is a problem, not only in Australia but the rest of the world. We go into further detail about electronic waste in the country in this blog post. E-waste is any electronic equipment that you may have discarded or no longer need. Perhaps it’s broken or nearing its end of life stage. Your first instinct would be to throw it in the bin and just let the landfill eat it up. Some items, like smartphones, may be stored away and forgotten.

You do not need to be well-versed in electronics to know that these products do not last for life. When they break down, what will happen to them? Instead of appliances, devices, and other electronic utilities taking up space in your home or bin, why not recycle them?

In this blog, we aim to discuss electronic waste, how to deal with it, and its benefits. Check back often to see our new updates.

E-waste recycler recycling an old TV

TV Recycling Guide: How to Dispose of Old TVs

Everyone knows that technology can change in the blink of an eye. Because of this, many Australians have an old box TV or plasma that’s been collecting dust for years. And since these older models are so outdated and cumbersome, you can’t drop these off at The Salvos. Not to worry! Recycling your old television…

After a battery is no longer usable because it seems that it will no longer hold a charge, it’s time to get rid of it.

Can Lithium Batteries Be Recycled?

Recycling is vital if we are going to curtail greenhouse gases and toxins that come from our landfills. However, not all recyclable materials should be treated in the same way. Batteries are considered hazardous waste and should never be tossed into the recycle bin because of the risks of fire or explosion. Lithium-ion batteries can…

Mixed electronic waste.

The Ultimate E-Waste Guide

Upgrading electronics is so commonplace that we hardly give it a thought. The next generation of smartphones, gaming consoles, and computers rapidly come to us. And we switch to new updated models almost instantly, hardly giving a thought to what happens to the older pieces.

Man disposing electronics including an old TV

How to Solve E-Waste: Australia’s Solution

It’s not a secret that the whole world continues to generate far too much waste. This issue has been around for what appears to be several decades now. But during the past few years, we are seeing one major concern popping up, and it’s more specific. We’re talking about electronic waste or e-waste.   What’s…