Television and computer recycling

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National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme
ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Tas, Vic, WA


The National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme provides households and small businesses with access to free recycling services for televisions and computers.

The scheme aims to lift television and computer recycling rates from the low rate of around 17% in 2010 to 80% by 2021–22.


  • free recycling service
  • recycling of valuable materials that can be re-used
  • reduce incidence of hazardous materials going to landfill

Key eligibility

  • services are available in all states and territories
  • items must come from a household or a small business
  • all brands and items of any age are accepted for free

Next steps

More information is available at:

Department of the Environment and Energy website

call 1800 332 783

Planet Ark website