Recycling Near You - Recycling Mobile Phones in the City of Launceston area
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Don’t let mobiles go to landfill or waste away in your drawers. You can help reduce e-waste by recycling your old mobiles and accessories with MobileMuster.  Simply drop them off at over 3500 public drop off points including all major mobile phone retailers, including Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, Virgin Mobile, and Samsung stores.  Find your nearest drop point here.

Or post them in for free by picking up a reply paid satchel at participating AusPost stores, or download the free mailing label.

Mobile phones and accessories can’t be recycled in your general waste bins from council.  Although some councils offer collection points at local libraries and customer service centres, or even at waste transfer stations.  Check in with your local council.

If your mobile is still working then consider extending its life by either selling it online or passing it on to friends and family.  If not longer works and is no longer wanted then it is time to recycle it.  

Whatever you choose to do, remember to remove any data that you can want to keep – visit MobileMuster for tips on how to manage your data.

Click here for MobileMuster drop off locations near Launceston TAS 7250

Council services for Mobile Phones

City of Launceston has listed the following locations where you can recycle your mobile phones.

  1. Drop off Facility - Town Hall Service Centre

Drop off locations for Mobile Phones

26 drop off businesses match on Mobile Phones within approx 60km of Launceston TAS

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Business Name Address Suburb State Postcode Lon Lat Distance (Km) Approved Provider
CMA Ecocycle /business/17921 256 Georgetown Road Rocherlea, TAS, 7248 147.1220200 -41.3747480 Rocherlea TAS 7248 147.1220200 -41.3747480
Telstra Store - Launceston /business/20036 136 Brisbane Street Launceston, TAS, 7250 147.1377023 -41.4377148 Launceston TAS 7250 147.1377023 -41.4377148
Telstra Business Centre - Launceston /business/20146 185 Invermay Road Invermay, TAS, 7248 147.1352576 -41.4203395 Invermay TAS 7248 147.1352576 -41.4203395
Dorset Council - Chambers /business/20582 3 Ellenor Street Scottsdale, TAS, 7260 147.5165933 -41.1586900 Scottsdale TAS 7260 147.5165933 -41.1586900
West Tamar Council /business/20587 2 Eden Street Riverside, TAS, 7270 147.1036202 -41.4143242 Riverside TAS 7270 147.1036202 -41.4143242
George Town Council /business/20630 16 Anne Street George Town, TAS, 7253 146.8234775 -41.1058358 George Town TAS 7253 146.8234775 -41.1058358
Telstra Store - Kings Meadows /business/20787 Hobart Road Kings Meadows, TAS, 7249 147.1605319 -41.4678247 Kings Meadows TAS 7249 147.1605319 -41.4678247
Launceston City Council - Town Hall /business/20992 St John Street Launceston, TAS, 7250 147.1407217 -41.4396933 Launceston TAS 7250 147.1407217 -41.4396933
Telstra Store - The Quadrant /business/21026 Cnr The Avenue & Quadrant Mall Launceston, TAS, 7250 147.1440875 -41.4332215 Launceston TAS 7250 147.1440875 -41.4332215
University of Tasmania Launceston Campus Library /business/21121 Newnham Drive Newnham, TAS, 7250 147.1248647 -41.4012193 Newnham TAS 7250 147.1248647 -41.4012193
Officeworks - Launceston /business/21349 78 Lindsey Street Invermay, TAS, 7248 147.1316222 -41.4309416 Invermay TAS 7248 147.1316222 -41.4309416
Salvos Store - Kings Meadows /business/21565 89 Hobart Road Kings Meadows, TAS, 7249 147.1586056 -41.4639668 Kings Meadows TAS 7249 147.1586056 -41.4639668
Salvos Store - Launceston /business/21566 157 Invermay Road Launceston, TAS, 7248 147.1354797 -41.4223815 Launceston TAS 7248 147.1354797 -41.4223815
Salvos Store - Legana /business/21567 18 Legana Grove Legana, TAS, 7277 147.0576515 -41.3719101 Legana TAS 7277 147.0576515 -41.3719101
Salvos Store - Youngtown /business/21570 405 Hobart Road Youngtown, TAS, 7249 147.1686352 -41.4890228 Youngtown TAS 7249 147.1686352 -41.4890228
Optus Store Launceston /business/21774 83 St John Street Launceston, TAS, 7250 147.1388993 -41.4370586 Launceston TAS 7250 147.1388993 -41.4370586
Dorset Council - Depot /business/22257 Ringarooma Road Scottsdale, TAS, 7260 147.5228557 -41.1650858 Scottsdale TAS 7260 147.5228557 -41.1650858
Dorset Council - Scottsdale Waste Transfer Station /business/22258 Bridport Road Jetsonville, TAS, 7260 147.4599710 -41.1047638 Jetsonville TAS 7260 147.4599710 -41.1047638
Launceston City Council - Remount Depot /business/22357 50 Remount Rd Mowbray, TAS, 7248 147.1497025 -41.4057198 Mowbray TAS 7248 147.1497025 -41.4057198
Meander Valley Council /business/22516 26 Lyall Westbury, TAS, 7303 146.8303821 -41.5278629 Westbury TAS 7303 146.8303821 -41.5278629
Vodafone Launceston - J404 /business/22534 Launceston, TAS, 7250 147.1440875 -41.4332215 Launceston TAS 7250 147.1440875 -41.4332215
West Tamar Council - Beaconsfield Office /business/22546 West Street Beaconsfield, TAS, 7270 146.8151280 -41.2012645 Beaconsfield TAS 7270 146.8151280 -41.2012645
TasTafe /business/22556 71 Mulgrave South Launceston, TAS, 7249 147.1492015 -41.4517922 South Launceston TAS 7249 147.1492015 -41.4517922
CD Centre /business/22751 16 Reuben Crt Kings Meadows, TAS, 7249 147.1583611 -41.4668225 Kings Meadows TAS 7249 147.1583611 -41.4668225
Jessups IT - Launceston /business/22786 138 Wellington street Launceston, TAS, 7250 147.1389364 -41.4456818 Launceston TAS 7250 147.1389364 -41.4456818
Jessups IT - Mowbray /business/22787 262 Invermay road Mowbray, TAS, 7248 147.1333201 -41.4141005 Mowbray TAS 7248 147.1333201 -41.4141005
CMA Ecocycle /business/17921 256 Georgetown Road Rocherlea, TAS, 7248 147.1220200 -41.3747480 Rocherlea TAS 7248 147.1220200 -41.3747480

Pick up locations for Mobile Phones

42 pick up businesses match your query on Mobile Phones

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Business Name Details Picks up Fees Approved Provider
Toxfree E-cycle Division Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Jackson Street Waste Management Centre Recovery has provided a pick up service for 25 years. ... Tas (Metro Area Only) May apply
MRI e-cycle solutions (Aust) Pty Ltd Dependent on size and location of job. We prefer bulk q... Nationally May apply
MRI e-cycle solutions (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
Boomerang Buyback We will supply a reply paid envelope. 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 Tas (Metro Area Only) May apply
MRI e-cycle solutions (Aust) Pty Ltd Dependent on size and location of job. We prefer bulk q... Nationally May apply
Resource Community Pick Up Service Must be reusable goods. Resource Workers will evaluate ... Tas (Metro Area Only) May apply
MRI e-cycle solutions (Aust) Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
Greener Mobile All done via mail. Post at any Australia Post red box o... Nationally Free
CMA Ecocycle Pick up service only for commercial quantities. Tas May apply
2ndLease Goods must be in good working order, and we would need ... Nationally (Metro Area Only) 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
Ewaste & Metal Recycling Click Business Name for details Tas May apply
Sims Metal Management Kwinana Beach Call or send a message using our website to contact us ... Nationally (Metro Area Only) Free
Sims Metal Management Port Hedland Click Business Name for details Nationally (Metro Area Only) Free
Sims Metal Management Welshpool Click Business Name for details Nationally (Metro Area Only) Free
Sims Metal Management Malaga Click Business Name for details Nationally (Metro Area Only) Free
Green Technology Recycling Pty Ltd Our free pick up service is available as long as your c... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
TES-AMM Australia Pty Ltd Pick up of commercial quantities only. Nationally May apply
cashAphone Send it to us - FreePost! Enter your details on our we... Nationally Free
PENTAQ Technology Pty Ltd Click Business Name for details Nationally May apply
PhoneCycle Collection is by free post or courier. Please visit our... Nationally Free
Mazuma Mobile We pay all postage, courier or freight charges. Please ... Nationally Tas Free
eCycleCorp Pty Ltd Bulk quantities Nationally May apply
Top Dollar Mobile For mobile selling with the quantity of 10 or less, we ... Nationally Free
ANZ Asset Managment Bookings are essential for Commercial and Office pick-u... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
CashAphone Click Business Name for details Nationally Free
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r... 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 Tas 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
Mazuma Mobile Pty Simply regester at www.mazumamobile.com.au or call 1300... Nationally Free
PENTAQ Technology Pty Ltd Pallet loafs or single items. No amount too small or to... Nationally (Metro Area Only) May apply
It's IT Australia Click Business Name for details Nationally Free

About Mobile Phones

  • There is an estimated 31 million mobile devices active in Australia.
  • There are approximately over 23 million unused mobile phones hidden in our drawers and cupboards across Australia.  Of those 5 million are broken and no longer working.
  • Over 95% of the resources in mobile phones can be recovered and returned to the supply chain to go back into making new products.
  • Recycling 50,000 mobiles can replace the need to mine 244 tonnes of precious metal ore.

Source: AMTA

Why Recycle Mobiles?

Mobiles phones along with their accessories are not biodegradable, but they are highly recyclable.  On that basis they should not be disposed of in the bin as they contain harmful substances which, if not managed properly, could damage the environment.

Recycling 50,000 handsets can replace the need to mine 244 tonnes of precious metal ore. 

Before you recycle your mobile, make sure to transfer any data off the phone that you would like to keep like music, pictures or documents.  For more tips on managing your data visit MobileMuster.

More Information on Mobile Phone Recycling Programs:

  • MobileMuster is the product stewardship program of the mobile phone industry.  It is the only not for profit Government accredited mobile phone recycling program.  It was established in 1998 to provide a free take back service for unwanted mobile phones and accessories, ensuring they didn’t end up in landfill.  The program is funded voluntarily buy its members, which include Microsoft, Samsung, Motorola, HTC, Huawei, ZTE, Alcatel, Oppo, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and Virgin Mobile.
    • Everything collected is recycled to the highest environmental standard.
    • Nothing is ever resold.
    • Any data left on devices is destroyed in the recycling process.
    • For more information visit MobileMuster or call 1300 730 070. 
  • ARP has a mobile phone recycling program that helps raise money for various charities.