You would be surprised to find out just how much of our rubbish can be recycled these days. Read on to find out how to recycle household rubbish in Brisbane, Queensland.
Did you know that white goods, for example, large kitchen appliances, are often recyclable? In many instances, they can be repaired, sent for reuse by second-hand dealers, or the metal can be recovered at metal recycling stations where it is shredded. Most charities can’t accept white goods for recycling due to safety testing requirements.
White goods can include:
- Microwave ovens
- Air conditioning units
- Washing machines
- Deep freezers
If you need white goods recycling in Brisbane, get in touch with us. We know that white goods are often left to accumulate in the garage because they are bulky, heavy, and hard to transport. This is where we come in! We will come to your house and pick up your white goods and household rubbish for you to save you the hassle. Where possible, we will ensure that we recycle as much as possible and dispose of items in an eco-friendly manner at approved Brisbane City Council recycling stations.
What Are the Benefits of Recycling White Goods?
White goods contain significant amounts of non-renewable, but often valuable, materials including metals, plastics, gases (refrigerants) and insulation materials.
The benefits of recycling white goods are twofold. Firstly, recycling reusable materials gives these items a second life and keeps them alive in the economy, reducing the demand for new materials to be created. Secondly, the recycling process prevents toxic chemicals often present in white goods (such as flame retardants) from entering the environment and polluting soils or waterways.
What About Computers and E-waste?
You may be surprised to know that even home computers and electronic waste can, in many instances, be recycled. Even if the whole, complete product cannot be recycled, many individual computer components can be recycled. So instead of just throwing it in the bin, call us for an estimate and to book a pickup. We can dispose of your old computers and e-waste using approved electrical and computer recycling depots. Feel good knowing that you are doing your part for the planet and keeping stuff out of the landfill.
About Us – Brisbane’s Suburban Rubbish Collection Team
We are a Brisbane-based junk removal and recycling company that is fast, efficient, reliable and professional, as well as offering competitive rates. Our company is made up of hard-working, honest Brisbane locals. We are the perfect solution for your rubbish disposal and white goods collection needs. Whether you are doing a spring clean, moving house, or preparing a rental property for new tenants – give our team a call!