RecyclingNearYou

  • Who: Planet Ark
  • When: Ongoing
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Do you want to make the most of your recycling efforts by ensuring you’re doing it correctly?

RecyclingNearYou.com.au outlines what can and can’t be recycled by your local council as well as local collection options for 36 materials your council (usually) doesn’t collect including; electronic goods, printer cartridges, batteries, white goods, furniture, plus much more.

The site  provides contact details and drop-off locations for these items as well as general recycling information and resources.

Do you want to make the most of your recycling efforts by ensuring you’re doing it correctly?


RecyclingNearYou is a joint venture between Planet Ark and Sensis, and major sponsor the Alcoa Foundation. Since the site was launched in 2006, it has received over 7.6 million visits.

The RecyclingNearYou website runs in conjunction with the RecyclingNearYou Hotline (1300 733 712).

 

PlanetArk 'RecyclingNearYou' campaign - Recycling Images

Fast Facts

  • Finding recycling options for electronic waste is the most common enquiry for visitors to RecyclingNearYou.
  • A new national recycling scheme for old computers and TVs is currently rolling out across the country. The manufacturers of the items now pay the full cost of their recycling.