City Office - Recycling Hub


Did you know Burnie City Council has a Recycling Hub in its foyer at 80 Wilson Street Burnie?

Items accepted:
🪫 Batteries
📱 Mobile phones and accessories
📷 Small electronic items such as game consoles and digital cameras
💡 Light globes
🖨️ Printer ink cartridges
☕ Aluminium Coffee Pods
💊 Blister packs.


What happens to your items after dropping them off in the hub?

Items accepted Recycling Program

Including regular AA and AAA, as well as watch batteries and E-Bicycle batteries. Recycled using the Eco Cycle Program. 

Did you know that you can’t dispose of batteries in your general waste bin? When dumped in landfill, batteries can leak a range of toxic substances, including lead, mercury and cadmium, into the environment.

�� Mobile phones and accessories Phones are recycled using the Mobile Muster program. 

MobileMuster is the product stewardship program of the mobile phone industry and is accredited by the federal government. It is voluntarily funded by all of the major handset manufacturers and network carriers to provide a free mobile phone recycling program in Australia to the highest environmental standard.

Remember to wipe your data from the phone.

�� Small electronic items Such as game consoles and digital cameras are recycled by Techcollect.
�� Light globes

Recycled using the Eco Cycle Program. 

Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and fluorescent tubes contain small amounts of mercury, which is an environmental and health hazard. For this reason alone, fluorescent lighting should not be disposed of in your household rubbish.

�� Printer ink cartridges Recycled by the Close the Loop program, see the list of accepted brands: closetheloop cartridge-collection-program
☕ Aluminium coffee pods  Recycled by the Nespresso recycling program.
💊 Empty Blister Packs  Recycled by the Pharmacycle program.


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