To help improve our recycling of electrical items, the City of Unley has joined with Electronic Recycling Australia in providing a convenient location for residents to drop off unwanted electrical items.
Unplug n' Drop Locations
Unley Works Depot, 75 King William Road, Unley. Located inside the Depot site, only available Monday 7.30am - 3.30pm.
Alternative drop-off locations can be found on the Electronic Recycling Australia website.
Using the Unplug n' Drop cages
The FREE Unplug n’ Drop cage accepts small electronic and electrical goods that plug into a power point, use a charger or is powered by a battery.
Please place your unwanted electronic and electrical goods INSIDE the Unplug n’ Drop cage. Only small appliances are accepted. NO fridges or washing machines.
Electrical appliances are dismantled and the different components are sorted. Many of the materials, including glass, copper, plastics, metals and precious metals, are recovered for further processing and eventual use in the manufacture of new products.
Small to medium sized items are acceptable, ie domestic items that plug into a power point, use a charger or are powered by battery.
- TVs – all types
- Batteries – please tape over terminals
- Printer and toner cartridges
- MP3 players
- Microwave ovens
- Food processors
- Kids toys
- Kitchen appliances
- Gaming devices
- Computer peripherals (mice, keyboards, modems, network devices)
- Fax machines
- Cameras (digital and video)
- Stereo equipment
- DVD players and DVDs
Larger items, (including refrigerators, dryers and washing machines), can be disposed at:
Adelaide Waste and Recycling Centre
181 Morphett Road, North Plympton. Phone (08) 8295 5077.
Electronic Recycling Australia
Electronic Recycling Australia can deliver not just better environmental outcomes, but better community and social outcomes too. Their successful electronic and electrical recycling operation is an initiative of Minda providing services to people living with a disability through sustainable employment and enriches their lives through greater community participation and contribution.