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February is the month to declutter

The City is giving people a good excuse to declutter this month when it hosts separate electronic waste (e-waste) and clothing and textiles drop off events.

Residents of the City and non-residents alike can get rid of their unwanted e-waste at City of Joondalup Leisure Centre-Craigie (rear car park) on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 February, from 9.00am – 4.00pm.

Items accepted for drop off include: Computer equipment, printers, scanners, telephones, faxes, mobile phones, digital cameras and video cameras, gaming equipment, televisions, video players and DVD players.

What will not be accepted on the day: Whitegoods, vacuum cleaners, microwaves, kitchen appliances, hair dryers, non-computer batteries, fluorescent lighting tubes and hazardous waste.

Domestic quantities of e-waste can always be dropped off for free at Balcatta Recycling Centre and Tamala Park Recycling Centre.

The City’s first clothing and textiles drop off event for 2019, also a free event, is hosted in partnership with Salvo Stores, Vinnies and Anglicare and will be held on Saturday 23 February at Leisure Centre-Craigie (rear car park), 9.00am – 2.00pm.

Clothing and textiles drop off events were first introduced in 2015.

More than 30 tonnes of clothing and textiles have since been distributed to the three participating local charities

Items to bring on the day:

  • Clothing
  • Textiles
  • Towels and bed linen.

Items not accepted:

  • Non-textiles
  • Furniture
  • White goods
  • Hazardous waste
  • Electronic waste (TVs or computer equipment).

Joondalup Mayor Albert Jacob said both events often attracted people from outside the City’s boundaries who were keen to dispose of goods in an environmentally responsible manner, which was convenient and hassle free.