Household Batteries and Fluorescent Lamps
General Information - Household Batteries and Fluorescent Lamps
Gosford City Council residents can now recycle Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL) and Household Batteries at various locations.
From September 2011 residents can recycle fluorescent tubes, bulbs, HID, non-mercury lamps, and alkaline, rechargeable batteries for free. From November 2012 residents can also recycle their household batteries at Council Main Building and Peninsula Leisure Centre.
|Household Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 6V, 9V, Button)||Council Main Building (49 Mann Street, Gosford), Peninsula Leisure Centre, Woy Woy Landfill, & Kincumber Landfill|
|Fluorescent Lamps||Woy Woy and Kincumber Landfills|
The collected lights are recycled and various components such as glass, aluminum, phosphor powder and mercury are reused by glass, steel, dental, insulation, & agriculture industries to make a new product.
Household batteries like alkaline or rechargeable batteries contain the valuable products such as steel, zinc, manganese, cadmium, Ferro-nickel alloys and Ferro-cobalt alloys. These products are recycled and reused to make a new product like light posts, steel alloys, batteries etc.
This program will help to provide the community with an environmentally responsible disposal options for CFL and batteries by conserving the valuable resources for future.
Residents are advised that commercial quantities will not be accepted.
Need more information?
View the recycling at landfills flyer (PDF File, 1mb) for more information.
Landfill Opening Hours
Woy Woy Landfill, Nagari Road, Woy Woy (7 am – 5 pm Mon-Fri; 8 am – 4pm Sat-Sun)
Kincumber Landfill, Cullens Road, Kincumber (8 am – 4pm daily)