Barwon Regional Waste Management

The Barwon Regional Waste Management launched the Think Recycle campaign in early 2013 to help residents ‘put the right thing in the right bin’.

 

Light recycling program

Fluorsecent liights contain mercury which is why it’s importat to dispose of them carefullly Environemtn ctoria has information on safe disposal of fluroscent lighting  and Planet Ark has information on Recycling near you.

Battery disposal

Details on battery disposal in the Geelong region.

 

Surf Coast Shire

Also check out the Surf Coast Shire website for details on collection days and other local information on waste and recycling.

 

Recycling

www.garagesaletrail.com.au/-Garage Sale Trail, now it’s in third year as a national Australian event. Garage Sale Trail organises communities around Australia to hold Garage Sales on the same day,

www.environment.gov.au/ewaste -lists free recycling drop-off points for e-waste (computers, TVs etc)

www.recyclingnearyou.com.au -to find all manner of recycling drop-off locations

www.ozrecycle.com – where you can give away or get things for free to stop them going into landfill sites

www.givenow.com.au – to donate a range of goods, including electrical goods which are still in working order

www.freecycle.org/group/au -groups for giving away and receiving free items for reuse

 

International guides

www.aerial-direct.co.uk/guide-recycling-electriconic-waste/

www.earth911.com/recycling-center-search-guides/

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