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Hurstville City Council to host free e-recycling collection

Posted 14 November 2012 by (Hurstville News)

Hurstville City Council is hosting an e-recycling collection day on Saturday, 17 November 2012 to give the community the opportunity to safely dispose of unwanted household electronic equipment.

Mayor of Hurstville, Cr Jack Jacovou is encouraging local residents to take the opportunity to dispose of their unwanted electronic appliances free-of-charge.

“The event is a wonderful opportunity for residents to spring clean their home and get rid of any gadgets that are no longer working,” he said.

Materials which will be accepted include televisions, computers, monitors, computer accessories, printers, scanners, faxes, DVDs, VCRs, stereos, speakers, mobile phones and accessories, power tools, kitchen and bathroom appliances, microwaves, electrical cables, toners and ink cartridges, hard drives, cameras digital or video, and vacuum cleaners.

Items which will NOT be accepted include gas bottles, white goods (fridges, washing machines), household batteries, air conditioners, and photocopiers or commercial equipment.

Only household quantities of electronic equipment will be accepted on the day.

The e- recycling collection station is located at Hurstville City Council’s Works Depot, Depot Road, Mortdale.

Gates will be open to vehicles from 8.30am until 4.00pm.

For more information about this initiative, contact Councils Waste Services on 9330 6222 or visit www.hurstville.nsw.gov.au

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