Georges River Council has established a Small Waste Items Recycling Station Program to help residents get rid of old CDs, DVDs, household batteries and mobile phones.
The decision follows a six-month trial, which began in late 2020, of a recycling station for small waste items at the Georges River Customer Service Centre.
Georges River Council Mayor Kevin Greene said 125.2 kilograms of items was collected throughout the trial, which was then processed for recycling and diverted from landfill.
"In line with our Waste Strategy 2021-2040, council is committed to minimising the environmental impact of waste management and disposal, especially the recycling of hazardous waste," Cr Greene said.
"Following the success of the trial, we are pleased to endorse a permanent recycling service to be made available to our community at council facilities."
The expansion of the program will be delivered in two stages:
For more information on the Small Waste Items Recycling Station Program and a range of recycling options, visit: georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/Services/Waste/A-Z-Recycling-Guide.
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