Electronic Waste (E-waste)

Electronic waste is no longer permitted to be disposed in your household bins.

Electrical waste or ‘e-waste’ is any item with a plug, battery or power cord that is no longer working or wanted. Plugs, chargers and cords are also considered E-waste.

In 2019, it became illegal to dispose of E-waste in your household bins in Victoria. These items contain harmful chemicals, as well as precious metals that can be recycled.

E-waste can be placed out in Hard Rubbish collections for appropriate disposal. Collect small items can be collected together in a box clearly marked ‘E-waste’.

E-waste can also be disposed free at the following Waste Transfer Stations:

Disposal of E-waste at Lysterfield Transfer Station may incur a charge.

Free disposal is also available at the Knox Transfer Station.