Your recycling efforts really do make a difference and the proof is in the very products you use every day.
When you recycle, you not only give material a chance to become something new, you divert it from the landfill.
Planet Ark's National Recycling Week (12-18 November 2018) is an opportunity to take advantage of the recycling and reuse options available throughout the region.
Recycle for free
Drop off these items for free at the Geelong or Drysdale Resource Recovery Centre.
Computer equipment and accessories
Small electrical appliances such as toasters, vacuum cleaners, and kettles - Geelong only
Paint - Geelong only
Whitegoods such as freezers, washing machines, dryers or fridges
Mobile phones can be dropped off for free at any of the many distribution centres run through the MobileMuster program. Locate your nearest outlet on the Mobile Muster website.
Take advantage of the discount recycling mattress offer during November 2018.
Charities accept good quality clothing. Drop them off during business hours. Clothing can not be recycled through your household recycling bin.
DVDs and CDs
Drop off for free at Customer Service Centres
Dropped off for free at either the Geelong or Drysdale Resource Recovery Centres.
Use the online directory to find disposal options for a wide range of products.