Free movie screening and e-waste drop-off for National Recycling Week

Published: Comments:
Community Environment Noosa Council

This is an archived copy of an article. It is online for informational purposes only.
Find out about what can be recycled, including batteries and e-waste, at Bunnings Noosaville between 8am and 4pm on Saturday, November 18.

Free e-waste drop-off, recycling information sessions plus a free family movie night are among the events to round out Council’s National Recycling Week festivities, this weekend.

Council will screen Finding Dory from 6.30pm at Noosaville Lions Park on Friday, November 17.

“Bring the kids along from 5pm to take part in recycled art workshops, and go into the draw to win a raised garden bed and other environmental goodies” says Council’s Waste Education Officer Emma Menzies.

For an in-depth look at recycling – including advice on what can and can’t be recycled – Council will host information sessions at Bunnings Noosaville between 8am and 4pm on Saturday, November 18.

“This is a great opportunity to have your questions answered. If you’re unsure about whether a particular item can or can’t be recycled, come along and find out,” Ms Menzies said.

“Residents can also take advantage of free e-waste recycling and household batteries at Bunnings Noosaville on Saturday. Simply bring along your old televisions, DVD players, laptops, printers and other old or unwanted office and audio-visual equipment for recycling.

“Used electronic equipment contains finite resources such as copper, aluminium, nickel and zinc. Recycling your e-waste ensures these resources are reused,” Ms Menzies said.

Last year residents dropped off around four tonnes of e-waste over the two days.

“That’s four tonnes of material diverted from landfill, which is a great result. People can drop off their e-waste and batteries at the transfer stations for free throughout the year.” Ms Menzies said.

Another Woman’s Closet, from 8am to 11.30am Sunday at Noosa Leisure Centre, 9 Wallace Drive Noosaville, is a sustainable way to stay in fashion.

“The fashion industry is responsible for a significant amount of waste each year, as trends come and go. Another Woman’s Closet is a great way buy and sell good quality pre-loved clothes while helping to reduce the stream of clothing heading to landfill,” Ms Menzies said.

For more information on Council’s National Recycling Week events, visit

Noosa Council : View Full Profile
9 Pelican Street, Tewantin
07 5329 6500
Noosa Council
Showing 10+ recent articles for this business
Council to adopt budget at July 6 Special Meeting 14 June 2018 | Mayor Tony Wellington said Council was working through the State Government’s new waste levy and rebate as well as confirming new recycling costs. More information...
National Trust award for library heritage project 13 June 2018 | Noosa Remembers: a history of the World War I memorials of Noosa Shire has won a Silver award in this year’s National Trust of Australia (Queensland) Heritage Awards. More information...
Nominations open for 3D design course 12 June 2018 | Are you a builder, a creator, a tinkerer or an inventor who is often found out in the shed or workshop making new things? If so, Noosa Library Service’s Intensive 3D Design and Printing Course may be for... More information...
Revamped tip shop to open July 1 30 May 2018 | Council’s tip shop will close for a month from June 1 while new operator Resource Recovery Australia (RRA) gives the site a revamp. More information...
'Imaginate' will excite the senses 30 May 2018 | Gallery Director Michael Brennan says the art exhibition and festival for children promises to both educate youngsters and excite their senses through a fusion of artistic guidance, creative play and hands-on... More information...
Rooftop solar to slash The J's power bill by 35% 29 May 2018 | Local contractors have started installing The J's new 50-kilowatt rooftop solar system. More information...
Council welcomes $156,000 community safety boost 25 May 2018 | Noosa Council has welcomed a $155,920 grant from the Federal Government to upgrade Hastings Street’s ageing CCTV system. More information...
Time for Airbnb to come clean says Noosa Mayor 24 May 2018 | Airbnb have been caught making conflicting claims about their operations. So says Noosa Mayor Tony Wellington. More information...
Local technology entrepreneurs set to light up Digital Hub 22 May 2018 | Noosa Council today approved an exciting tenancy mix for the new Digital Hub at Peregian Beach. More information...
National Volunteer Week brings out the Trail Fairies 18 May 2018 | Have you ever been for a mountain bike ride on the trails around Noosa or been to the Wooroi day-use area to ride through the woods there? More information...

comments powered by Disqus

All articles submitted by third parties or written by My Sunshine Coast come under our Disclaimer / Terms of Service