If you do decide to get a new TV, if your old one still works, you could pass it on to a friend or family member who could use it. Otherwise, it needs to be recycled.
For a limited time, the government-subsidised TV Take Back programme means you can recycle your TV at these places for no more than $5:
• Central City: Sustainability Trust, 2 Forresters Lane (Off Tory Street near Courtenay Place)
• Central City: Noel Leeming 133 Tory Street
• Northern Suburbs: RemarkIT, 21 Jamaica Drive, Grenada North
• Southern Suburbs: Southern Landfill, Happy Valley Road, Owhiro Bay (RemarkIT depot)
• Lyall Bay: Noel Leeming Tirangi Road, Airport Retail Park
• Kilbirnie: Geeks on Wheels Level 1, 50 Tacy St, Cobham Drive Retail Park
• Collection service: Geeks on Wheels offers a collection service
(additional charges and a size limit apply) Phone 0800 424 335 to enquire.
Other TV Take Back locations may become available. See the TV Take Back website www.tvtakeback.govt.nz and click on “Where can I recycle?” for a list of all collection points and their opening hours.
Call Luan Gobie, City Housing on 499 4444 or visit the TV Take Back website www.tvtakeback.govt.nz.