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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

Somerset Regional Council has listed the following locations where you can recycle your computers.

  1. Drop off Facility - Esk Refuse and Recycling Centre and landfill
  2. Drop off Facility - Harlin Refuse and Recycling Centre
  3. Drop off Facility - Coominya Refuse and Recycling Centre
  4. Drop off Facility - Kilcoy Refuse and Recycling Centre

Drop off locations for Computers & Accessories

39 drop off businesses match on Computers & Accessories within approx 60km of Esk QLD

Click the link for business details and map. Approved businesses are participants in the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme.

Business Name Address Suburb State Postcode Lon Lat Distance (Km) Approved Provider
Officeworks /business/571 2247 Ipswich Rd Oxley, QLD, 4075 152.9784850 -27.5659220 Oxley QLD 4075 152.9784850 -27.5659220 Yes Drop Zone
Officeworks /business/574 175-179 Hume St Toowoomba Bc, QLD, 4350 151.9565890 -27.5644630 Toowoomba Bc QLD 4350 151.9565890 -27.5644630 Yes Drop Zone
Officeworks /business/579 1430-1434 Gympie Rd Aspley, QLD, 4034 153.0161740 -27.3584710 Aspley QLD 4034 153.0161740 -27.3584710 Yes Drop Zone
Officeworks /business/616 147 Milton Rd Milton, QLD, 4064 153.0070945 -27.4679732 Milton QLD 4064 153.0070945 -27.4679732 Yes Drop Zone
Harvey Norman /business/780 15 Westlink Place Oxley, QLD, 4075 152.9852360 -27.5662130 Oxley QLD 4075 152.9852360 -27.5662130 Yes E-Cycle
Officeworks /business/9877 Cnr The Terrace & Downs Street Ipswich, QLD, 4305 152.7598360 -27.6078790 Ipswich QLD 4305 152.7598360 -27.6078790 Yes Drop Zone
Lifeline Ipswich and West Moreton /business/12753 128 Briggs Road Raceview, QLD, 4305 152.76248931884766 -27.642743570271296 Raceview QLD 4305 152.76248931884766 -27.642743570271296 Yes
Lifeline Raceview /business/12755 64 Raceview Road Raceview, QLD, 4305 152.7765655517578 -27.634759732414405 Raceview QLD 4305 152.7765655517578 -27.634759732414405
Lifeline Gatton /business/12756 6/2 Lake Clarendon Way Crowley Vale, QLD, 4342 152.8732189 -27.5895171 Crowley Vale QLD 4342 152.8732189 -27.5895171
Lifeline Goodna /business/12757 17 Smiths Rd Goodna, QLD, 4300 152.89715766906738 -27.609093451732032 Goodna QLD 4300 152.89715766906738 -27.609093451732032
Richlands Resource Recovery Centre /business/12982 24 Bandara Street Richlands, QLD, 4077 152.9403360 -27.5899650 Richlands QLD 4077 152.9403360 -27.5899650
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd /business/12998 Swanbank Road Swanbank, QLD, 4306 152.8152504 -27.6583829 Swanbank QLD 4306 152.8152504 -27.6583829 Yes Drop Zone
Scrap metal recycling /business/13017 18-20 Strathvale Court Caboolture, QLD, 4510 152.9453500 -27.0707890 Caboolture QLD 4510 152.9453500 -27.0707890
Darling Downs Metals /business/13162 Lot 3 Allen Court Toowoomba, QLD, 4350 151.89246654510498 -27.543474529333913 Toowoomba QLD 4350 151.89246654510498 -27.543474529333913
Tall Ingots Metal Recyclers /business/13191 12 Tennyson Memorial Ave Yeerongpilly, QLD, 4105 153.0124230 -27.5272240 Yeerongpilly QLD 4105 153.0124230 -27.5272240
Harvey Norman /business/13420 163 Brisbane St Ipswich, QLD, 4305 152.7584832 -27.6140261 Ipswich QLD 4305 152.7584832 -27.6140261 Yes E-Cycle
Caboolture Waste Management Facility /business/13545 51 McNaught Road Caboolture, QLD, 4510 152.99556255340576 -27.073609367126405 Caboolture QLD 4510 152.99556255340576 -27.073609367126405 Yes
Bunya Resource Recovery & Waste Management Facility - Moreton Bay Regional Council /business/13546 384 Bunya Road (600m west of Jinker Track intersection) Bunya, QLD, 4055 152.9456090927124 -27.38152319170504 Bunya QLD 4055 152.9456090927124 -27.38152319170504 Yes
The Good Guys /business/14800 190-194 Brisbane Road Booval, QLD, 4304 152.7937000 -27.6131660 Booval QLD 4304 152.7937000 -27.6131660 Yes E-Cycle
The Good Guys /business/14804 2140-2148 Ipswich Road Oxley, QLD, 4075 152.9815330 -27.5666660 Oxley QLD 4075 152.9815330 -27.5666660 Yes E-Cycle
J.J. Richards & Sons Pty Ltd /business/14886 21 Strathwyn St Brendale, QLD, 4500 152.9764830 -27.3207140 Brendale QLD 4500 152.9764830 -27.3207140
Willawong Transfer Station /business/15526 360 Sherbrooke Road Willawong, QLD, 4110 153.0059080 -27.6019440 Willawong QLD 4110 153.0059080 -27.6019440
Ferny Grove Transfer Station /business/15527 101 Upper Kedron Road Ferny Grove, QLD, 4055 152.9230952 -27.4093788 Ferny Grove QLD 4055 152.9230952 -27.4093788 Yes Drop Zone
High On Voltage /business/15906 89 Richards Court CABOOLTURE, QLD, 4510 152.9079580 -27.0675260 CABOOLTURE QLD 4510 152.9079580 -27.0675260
Dakabin Waste Management Facility /business/16048 336 Old Gympie Road Dakabin, QLD, 4503 152.9892801 -27.2185948 Dakabin QLD 4503 152.9892801 -27.2185948 Yes
Officeworks /business/16286 170 Morayfield Road Morayfield, QLD, 4506 152.9479782 -27.1030280 Morayfield QLD 4506 152.9479782 -27.1030280 Yes Drop Zone
Just Recycling Services /business/16449 126 Margaret Street Toowoomba, QLD, 4350 152.0219590 -27.5598260 Toowoomba QLD 4350 152.0219590 -27.5598260
Sherwood Neighbour Centre /business/16505 38 Thallon St Sherwood, QLD, 4075 152.9810980 -27.5340200 Sherwood QLD 4075 152.9810980 -27.5340200
Officeworks /business/16968 130-134 Gympie Rd Strathpine, QLD, 4500 152.9915074 -27.3133137 Strathpine QLD 4500 152.9915074 -27.3133137 Yes Drop Zone
The Good Guys /business/17709 900 Ruthvern Street Toowoomba, QLD, 4350 151.9481612 -27.5959525 Toowoomba QLD 4350 151.9481612 -27.5959525 Yes E-Cycle
2ndLease /business/17981 PO 624 Toowong, QLD, 4066 152.9905756 -27.4853201 Toowong QLD 4066 152.9905756 -27.4853201
Beerwah – Beerwah Resource Recovery Centre /business/22877 121 Roberts Road Beerwah, QLD, 4519 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Beerwah QLD 4519 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Yes TechCollect
Buderim - Buderim Resource Recovery Centre /business/22878 Syd Lingard Drive Buderim, QLD, 4556 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Buderim QLD 4556 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Yes TechCollect
Caloundra – Caloundra Landfill and Resource Recovery Centre /business/22879 171 Pierce Avenue Caloundra, QLD, 4551 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Caloundra QLD 4551 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Yes TechCollect
Kenilworth – Kenilworth Transfer Station /business/22880 Brooloo Road Kenilworth, QLD, 4574 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Kenilworth QLD 4574 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Yes TechCollect
Mapleton - Mapleton Transfer Station /business/22881 Delicia Road Mapleton, QLD, 4560 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Mapleton QLD 4560 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Yes TechCollect
Nambour - Nambour Resource Recovery Centre /business/22882 Cooney Road Nambour, QLD, 4560 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Nambour QLD 4560 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Yes TechCollect
Witta – Witta Resource Recovery Centre /business/22883 Corner of Cooke and Witta Roads Witta, QLD, 4552 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Witta QLD 4552 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Yes TechCollect
Yandina - Yandina Transfer Station /business/22884 Browns Creek Road Yandina, QLD, 4561 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Yandina QLD 4561 152.9462214 -26.8590819 Yes TechCollect
Officeworks /business/571 2247 Ipswich Rd Oxley, QLD, 4075 152.9784850 -27.5659220 Oxley QLD 4075 152.9784850 -27.5659220

Pick up locations for Computers & Accessories

57 pick up businesses match your query on Computers & Accessories

Click the link for business details

Business Name Details Picks up Fees Approved Provider
PGM Refiners Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Lifeline Gatton Saleable Items only please. Qld May apply
MRI (Aust) Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Toga Recycling Services Click Business Name for details Qld (Metro Area Only) 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
J.J. Richards & Sons Pty Ltd Commercial quantities only outside of metro areas. Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
SRS Recycling Pty Ltd Pick up of bulk quantities only. Nationally Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
Specialist Computer Team We pick-up from Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast - pick-u... Qld (Metro Area Only) Free
Brizzy Rubbish Removal Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
Computerbank Queensland Click Business Name for details Qld May apply
United Scrap Metal Traders P/L Pick up subject to qantity Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
Reverse E-Waste Collect in commercial quantities in pallet sizes or in ... Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
A2Z All Waste Recycling No quantity too small but more cost effective to you if... Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
Steve's Rubbish Removals Click Business Name for details Qld May apply
ACE Recycling Group Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
CMA Ecocycle Pick up service only for commercial quantities. Qld May apply
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Buyequip Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
ITHouze Australia We can arrange pickup nationally and the goods can be b... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
Lifeline Ipswich and West Moreton Saleable items only please. Qld May apply
Lifeline Raceview Click Business Name for details Qld May apply
Lifeline Goodna Saleable Items only please. Qld May apply
TES-AMM Australia Pty Ltd Pick up of commercial quantities only. Nationally May apply
Richlands Resource Recovery Centre Materials can be brought to the recycling centre or any... Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
Scott Metals Pty Ltd For commercial and larger private clients Scott Metals ... Qld (Metro Area Only) Free
Scrap metal recycling Click Business Name for details Qld May apply
PENTAQ Technology Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
ReuseMoose.com Click Business Name for details Nationally Free
The Computer Market - Rockhampton Pickup commercial quantities only - from Rockhampton on... Qld May apply
The Recycling Centre Small or large quantities of scrap metal can be collect... Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
Specialist Computer Team We pick-up from Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast and Gold C... Qld (Metro Area Only) Free
Reverse E-Waste Commercial - Sydney/Melb/Bris local metro - min 1 palle... Qld (Metro Area Only) Free
PC Tech Recycling Please call us to arrange when pick up may be available... Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
eCycleCorp Pty Ltd Bulk quantities Nationally May apply
ANZ Asset Managment Bookings are essential for Commercial and Office pick-u... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
Visio Recycling Pick-up services for bulk quantities only. Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r... Nationally May apply
Just Recycling Services Free pick up of broken and unwanted electrical items an... Qld (Metro Area Only) Free
ABR HIRE Click Business Name for details Qld May apply
Sims E-Recycling Click Business Name for details Qld May apply
1800-GOT-JUNK? (Australia) Pty Ltd. We cover the following suburbs: Ascot Ashgrove Auche... Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
1800-GOT-JUNK? (Australia) Pty Ltd. We cover the following suburbs: Ashmore Banora Point ... Qld (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 Qld May apply
Aussie Bulk Discounting Pickup will be grouped by area location so there may be... Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
TOONs PCs Click Business Name for details Qld Free
EX GOVERNMENT COMPUTER OUTLET We pick up from Residential and Commercial/Governemnt B... Qld (Metro Area Only) Free
SORT Recycling Click Business Name for details Qld (Metro Area Only) Free
ACE RECYCLING GROUP Pickup can always be arrange from any where, please cal... Qld May apply
2ndLease Goods must be in good working order, and we would need ... Nationally Qld (Metro Area Only) May apply
SORT Recycling Limited We accept all computers and computer accessories except... Qld (Metro Area Only) Free

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.