Before gifting, selling or recycling e-waste, it’s essential to wipe all data and perform a factory reset to protect your personal information.

bin with red prohibition symbol over it

Council on call hard waste collection

E-waste Drop Off Event

Council run e-waste recycling drop off events are run periodically throughout the year. See the electronic waste collection page for details.

Council Customer Service Centres

Small e-waste items such as, mobile phones, chargers, cords, cameras, tablets, torches, smartwatches and cables can be dropped off for free to the Recycling station at Realm, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood.

Household batteries and mobile phones can be dropped off for free at one of Council’s Customer Service Centres.

Equipment Recycling Network Inc (ERNI)

  • 17 Greenwood Avenue, Ringwood
  • Ph: 9879 5211
  • Hours: 9am – 2pm Tuesdays & Thursdays

*Not accepting CRT or LCD monitors at the moment

1800 Ewaste (1800 392 783)

National Television & Computer Recycling Scheme

The National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme provides Australian householders and small business with access to free recycling services for:

  • televisions
  • computers
  • printers
  • computer products (such as keyboards, mice and hard drives).

Nearby drop-off locations are provided below.

Scipher Technologies

Scipher Technologies provides free drop off for all electronic devices, including TVs, computers, laptops, printers, computer hardware, electrical tools and household appliances. Scipher Technologies is monitored by CCTV 24/7.  

Please remove batteries from devices before drop-off. Place items into collection cage at the rear of carpark. 

  • 7 Mills Road, Dandenong
  • Ph: 1300 406 746

Transfer Stations 

Visit our tips/transfer station page for locations and further information.

Harvey Norman Warehouse Mitcham

  • 4 Redland Drive, Mitcham
    * TVs and printers only


Officeworks stores will accept up to 5 computers and computer accessories, in the one drop-off transaction per customer. For more information on what items are accepted and closest store location, visit the Officeworks website.

Mobile Muster

  • Free drop off service for mobile phones, chargers, batteries and internet dongles. There are a number of drop off locations throughout Maroondah. Visit for your closest location.
  • Council's Service Centres:
    • Croydon Service Centre, Croydon Library, Civic Square, Croydon
    • Realm, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood