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Australians are among the highest users of new technology in the world and purchase over 2.4 million computers every year. This makes electronic waste or e-waste, including computers and accessories, a growing problem. Computers are ideal for recycling due to their large volumes, inclusion of hazardous materials, and good resource recovery potential for non-renewable resources like tin, nickel, zinc and copper.

Under the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme, companies that make and/or import more than a threshold amount of televisions and computers into Australia are required to pay for the end of life recycling of these products. There are four organisations that recycle computers and accessories under the scheme: TechCollect, Drop Zone, E-Cycle Solutions and Sims Recycling Solutions.

TechCollect is a not-for-profit e-waste recycling service, representing over 60 of Australia's leading technology importers and manufacturers. TechCollect is committed to setting the standard for responsible e-waste recycling. We are proud to have TechCollect as a supporter of this page.

Find recycling options for other electrical items including TVs, printer cartridges, mobile phones, small electrical appliances, batteries, car batteries, and whitegoods.

Council services for Computers

Alpine Shire Council has listed the following locations where you can recycle your computers.

  1. Drop off Facility - Myrtleford Waste Facility
  2. Drop off Facility - Porepunkah
  3. Drop off Facility - Mount Beauty

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Pick up locations for Computers & Accessories

64 pick up businesses match your query on Computers & Accessories

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Toxfree E-cycle Division Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
MRI (Aust) Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Oz Recycle - Australian Online Recyclers Community Our service is Internet based. All Pick-ups are arrange... Nationally Free
Computersource Logistics PTY Ltd We offer a national pick up service. The cost is depend... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
SRS Recycling Pty Ltd Pick up of bulk quantities only. Nationally Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Ecycle Bins Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
Transfield Metal Recycling We can pick up but prefer larger quantities are transpo... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
1800RECYCLE YOU CALL - WE COLLECT. eWaste & computer collection and... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
E&O Property Services & Rubbish Removal Whatever the quantity or type of waste, we'll collect i... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
The Disposal Crew Click Business Name for details Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
HIRE-A-GARBO Click Business Name for details Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Bulls-Eye PC's & Electronics Please contact us via the website, email, Facebook or p... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Red Rabbit Rubbish Removal & Recycling Service We come to you with a truck team and do all the loading... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Reverse E-Waste Pickup in commercial quantities ie: pallet sizes or in ... Vic (Metro Area Only) Free
CMA Ecocycle We provide pick up services for commercial quantities. Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
ACE Recycling Group Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
A Tech Recycler Contact our Office do discuss pick up Vic (Metro Area Only) Free
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
GREENCOM Pick up with in 3 days of Metro Areas Vic (Metro Area Only) Free
Bluesky Recycling Click Business Name for details Vic Free
ITHouze Australia We can arrange pickup nationally and the goods can be b... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
Control Bin Hire (Aust.) Pty. Ltd. Pick up from South East Melbourne and surrounding subur... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
TES-AMM Australia Pty Ltd Pick up of commercial quantities only. Nationally May apply
Inner City Metal Recycling We welcome all unwanted metal materials (domestic and c... Vic May apply
Secure Document Destruction Greater Melbourne and surrounds pick up service. A... Vic May apply
Alfatek Enterprises (Aust) Pty. Ltd. Pickup service available for commercial (bulk) quantiti... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
PENTAQ Technology Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
ReuseMoose.com Click Business Name for details Nationally Free
B2C Community IT Recyclers Pick ups available on short notice Monday - Thursday. ... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
EP Contracting & Recycling Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
Reverse E-Waste Commercial - Sydney/Melb/Bris local metro - min 1 palle... Vic (Metro Area Only) Free
Egans Asset Management Pty Ltd Egans provides pickup services at an hourly rate charge... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Pacific Metal Group Pick up services are determined on application. Please ... Vic Free
Reboundit Pty Ltd Pickup from office and or warehouse. Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Trailers and Scrap Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
eCycleCorp Pty Ltd Bulk quantities Nationally May apply
greenPC If you would like to donate 20 or less working comput... Vic Free
ANZ Asset Managment Bookings are essential for Commercial and Office pick-u... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r... Nationally May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
EcoSwish Will travel a further distance for useful quantity mate... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Sims E-Recycling Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
1800-GOT-JUNK? (Australia) Pty Ltd. We cover the following suburbs: Armadale Caulfield No... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
DATS Environmental Services Pty Ltd. Click Business Name for details Vic May apply
Reverse E-Waste Pickup in commercial quantities ie: pallet sizes or in ... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
G1 Asset Management Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Shred-X Document Destruction Services available from a "One Off" collection through ... Nationally May apply
Shred-X Document Destruction Services available from a "One Off" collection through ... Nationally May apply
Shred-X Document Destruction Services available from a "One Off" collection through ... Nationally May apply
Shred-X Document Destruction Services available from a "One Off" collection through ... Nationally May apply
Shred-X Document Destruction Services available from a "One Off" collection through ... Nationally May apply
I.T. CAMPUS Please contact 03-95718285 for pick up item, quantity, ... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Melbourne Junk Removal Free metal drop off 7 days a week. Local collection ava... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Quantum Recycling Solutions Click Business Name for details Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Melbourne Document Services Pty Ltd Supply 240lt locked bins for clients to fill small or l... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Greenpower Recycling Pickup Service for Business and Residential Computers E... Vic (Metro Area Only) Free
ACE RECYCLING GROUP Pickup can always be arrange from any where, please cal... Vic May apply
2ndLease Goods must be in good working order, and we would need ... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
Andian Waste & Recycling Fees shall apply Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
rapid waste management services Pty Ltd we will leave containers / bins on site for loading eit... Vic May apply
Need A Skip Now Customers need to order our bins, which are delivered o... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply
Big Bin Hire We generally hire skip bins for 3 days and pick up on t... Vic (Metro Area Only) May apply

How to recycle Computers at work

There are some recycling companies that offer national collection services for commercial quantities of computers. To find a commercial computer recycling service for your workplace or business, visit BusinessRecycling.com.au.

About Computers in Australia

Every year Australians purchase millions of computers and related components to replace equipment superseded by faster and more powerful technologies. In 2007/08 an estimated 16.8 million computers and televisions reached the end of their useful life in Australia. In 2027/28, this figure is predicted to reach 44 million units.

Why recycle Computers?

  • Older style monitors contain cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors which contain lead, and computers also contain other hazardous materials that need to be disposed of responsibly.
  • When disposed to landfill, the materials and chemical components used to make computer equipment such as lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic can leach into the soil and groundwater, causing harm to our environment and human populations.

What happens when Computers are recycled?

Computers and accessories that are in working order can often be refurbished with new software and some replacement parts. These repackaged computers are generally made available to low-income communities, individuals and community organisations. Electronic waste that is collected for recycling generally undergoes a manual dismantling process. The individual materials such as printed circuit boards, cabling, glass and plastics are recovered and then processed so that they can be used as raw materials to produce new products.

More information

In 2011 the Australian Government introduced a national, industry funded, recycling scheme for televisions and computers. Find out more here.

For further information, including the scheme’s recent outcomes, visit the Department of the Environment’s website.