Television and Computer Collection Service

How to dispose of your unwanted television or computer:

  1. Book a free pickup through Council OR
  2. Drop your items off at the Community Recycling Centre at Artarmon 
  3. Drop your items off at the Drop Zone, Cleanaway Ryde Resource Recovery Centre at North Ryde.

Book a Free Pickup

  • Call Customer Service on 9952 8222.
Things to note:
  • Pick-up services are offered on the same day as your regular bin collection.
  • Bookings can be taken up to 2.30 pm the business day before your regular collection day and cannot be made more than a week in advance.
  • A maximum of 9 items may be placed out per collection and a maximum of 3 of each item (e.g. 3 TVs, 3 computers etc).
  • Items must be placed out the night before collection only.
  • Limit of 5 collections per calendar year.
  • Size limits apply - please check with Customer Service at the time of booking.

Drop your items off at the Community Recycling Centre, Artarmon

  • Take your items to the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road Artarmon.
  • TVs and computers are accepted along with selected other household problem waste items. For more information and for the opening hours go to Community Recycling Centre.

Drop your items off at the Drop Zone, North Ryde

  • Take your items to the Drop Zone, Cleanaway Ryde Resource Recovery Centre, 145 Wicks Road, North Ryde.
Things to note:
  • Service only available to residential properties.
  • Residents can take up to 15 items, including televisions, computers, laptops, printers and scanners.
  • Drop Zone hours: 
    • Monday to Friday: 7 am - 3 pm
    • Saturday to Sunday: CLOSED
  • For more information, call 1300 651 116 or go to the Cleanaway website.

Accepted Items

All televisions Mobile phones
TV remote controls Game consoles (Xbox/Playstation)
Computer monitors Video recorders/DVD players
Laptops, iPads and similar tablets Radios/stereos/Hi-Fi equipment
Speakers, headphones Power tools
Cables and IT accessories Household Appliances e.g. microwaves, fridges, vacuum cleaners
Keyboards, computer mouse, joysticks Products exposed to radiation and chemical hazards
Printers, scanners and web cameras Digital set top boxes
Motherboards Overhead projectors
Drives UPS units


CRT TV's cracked, broke, out of casing
Household fax machines