MobileMuster is the official recycling program of the mobile phone industry in Australia.
What can be recycled
Over 90% of the materials in mobile phones can be recovered and used as raw materials for new products.
- Batteries include nickel to make stainless steel and cobalt and cadmium to make new batteries.
- Circuit boards include small amounts of gold and silver that is used in jewellery and other applications.
- Handset housings and casings include plastics that are shredded and used to make fence posts and pallets.
- Accessories include plastics and metals that are shredded, sorted and then used to make new plastic or metal products.
Collection points - Shire Council Office and Library
Click here for Cootamundra's Recycling Near You Website
Click here to go to the Planet Ark Website
What you can Recycle (PDF 135KB)