How to Dispose of White Goods

What are White Goods?

White goods are large household appliances or heavy consumer durables that were typically painted only in a white enamel finish, but now they come in a variety of colours.

What Appliances Are Considered as White Goods?

Some white goods appliances and items include:

  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Cookers
  • Cooktops
  • Cooking plates
  • Stoves
  • Ovens
  • Microwaves
  • Trash compactors
  • Dishwashing machines
  • Air-conditioning units
  • Ceiling fans
  • Washing machines
  • Clothes dryers
  • Hot water units
  • Furnaces

White Goods Frequently Asked Questions

Is an Oven a White Goods?

Yes – Categorised as a heavy consumer durable, an oven is indeed a white goods.

Is a Microwave a White Goods?

Yes – The microwave has been listed as part of a large household appliance, so is categorised as a white good.

Are Ceiling Fans a White Goods?

Yes – Ceiling fans are heavy consumer durables, so are categorised as a white goods.

What is White Goods Waste?

In the past, White Goods were designed to last, however, today many of our white goods do not have the same life span as they once did. It is becoming more common to see white goods getting replaced with newer and better versions of themselves.

White goods waste is an acceptable recycling item. Made of metal and plastics, white goods can be recycled into new products.

How Can White Goods Be Used For Recycling?

Most white goods can be recycled by stripping and separating out valuable materials and non-renewable resources.

White goods recycling materials that can be recovered and repurposed into new products can include:

  • Copper
  • Steel
  • Plastic

Here at Steve’s Rubbish, we recycle as much as possible and strictly adhere to all local council and state government regulations.

Contact us directly or fill out our form to organise a time to collect your white goods that suits you. We are open seven days a week, including public holidays!

White Goods Recycling—FAQs

Where Can I Recycle White Goods?

We can remove all types of rubbish and recycle as much as possible. No amount of rubbish is too small or too large for us to remove! Our service area takes in the Brisbane and Greater Brisbane area as well as the Ipswich, Logan, Bayside, Moreton Bay, Pine Rivers and Redlands districts. You simply tell us what you want removed, and we will load it and clean up before we take it away. To get a quote and arrange a convenient time for you, all you have to do is give us a call.

How Can I Improve My White Goods Recycling Habits?

It is great that you are thinking of improving your white goods recycling habits!

Did you know that Brisbane City Council has put together a free Bin and Recycling app you can download to find out how to improve your recycling habits at home.

Bin and Recycling app helps you learn how to recycle waste more effectively.

How to Get Rid of White Goods?

Any size, we can do all of the hard work to dispose of your white goods.

Contact us today for a free quote in organising a time to get rid of your white goods that suits your schedule. We are open seven days a week, including public holidays!

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