National Recycling Week highlights recycling options

Friday, 2 November 2018

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.

  • Televisions

  • Computer equipment and accessories

  • Small electrical appliances such as toasters, vacuum cleaners, and kettles - Geelong only
  • Paint - Geelong only

  • Car batteries

  • Whitegoods such as freezers, washing machines, dryers or fridges

  • Scrap metal

Mobile phones

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.

Recycling mattresses

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


Metal products

Dropped off for free at either the Geelong or Drysdale Resource Recovery Centres.

Go online

Use the online directory to find disposal options for a wide range of products.

Page last updated: Friday, 9 November 2018