Like other recyclables, e-waste contains valuable resources like gold and copper that can be reused. The recovered resources are then used as raw materials in the manufacture of new products like asphalt, building products, batteries and metal alloy.
Council offers residents a number of free e-waste recycling options.
City of Tea Tree Gully Civic Centre foyer, 571 Montague Road, Modbury
Free recycling for mobile phones, batteries and printer cartridges.
Open Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.00pm
Other free e-waste drop off points in Adelaide
OfficeWorks - Drop Zone
Computers equipment only - limit of 5 items per customer
Find out where and when
Electronic Recycling Australia - Unplug N' Drop
Some sites accept only TVs and Computers, other sites accept all small to medium sized e-waste.
Check the website for locations and details