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TechCollect is proudly supported by some of New Zealand’s largest technology providers including:

Who we are

TechCollect NZ is a not-for-profit organisation established by leading global technology companies committed to supporting the development of a regulated product stewardship scheme for electrical and electronic products in Aotearoa.

Some of our member organisations include Canon NZ, Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Toshiba.

What we do

TechCollect NZ works with a range of collection partners to provide a free collection and recycling service for ICT equipment in Aotearoa. This free service is available to households and small businesses looking to recycle responsibly once their ICT equipment is unwanted or has reached end of its useful life.

TechCollect NZ partners with local service providers who meet stringent health, safety and environmental standards, ensuring at least 90% of valuable resources embedded with e-products are recovered and re-used as secondary raw materials in the manufacture of new products, helping to drive circular economy outcomes in New Zealand.

What we take

We accept and recycle the following items:

  • Personal and laptop computers and all cables
  • Tablets, notebooks and palmtops
  • Computer monitors and parts (e.g. internal hard drives and CD drives)
  • Computer peripherals and accessories (e.g. mice, keyboards, web cameras, USBs and modems)
  • Printers, Scanners, and multi-function devices
  • Cameras and video cameras

Where to take your e-waste

IMPORTANT MESSAGE:

In response to recent announcements regarding the closure of OfficeMax retail stores, please be advised that OfficeMax have ceased accepting e-waste on TechCollect NZ’s from Wednesday the 30th of September 2020.

Rest assured that TechCollect NZ is actively growing its program network with a range of new collection partners, and is committed to providing an expanded national e-waste drop-off service to the residents and businesses across Aotearoa.

To receive updates of new TechCollect drop off points please register here. In the meantime, please store all of your e-waste in a safe and responsible way. Advice on safe and responsible e-waste storage can be found here.

– Ngā mihi nui

Safety and Environment

TechCollect NZ is committed to recycling e-waste responsibly

TechCollect NZ sets the highest standards for responsible recovery and recycling. We focus on:

  • keeping e-products out of landfill; and
  • using recycling methods that are both environmentally friendly and protect the health and safety of workers managing these products.

Delete your data

Your data is your responsibility. Before you drop off your computer hard drive or external storage unit such as a USB drive to TechCollect, protect your personal information by securely and permanently wiping the data on your device first.

Click here for a guide on how to delete your data. 

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