Fortnightly recycling collection

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Fortnightly recycling collection

Place your yellow-lidded recycling bin on the kerb before 6am on your collection day.

Call (03) 5568 0555 if:

  • Your bin is missing or broken
  • You would like to change your service or an extra bin (charges apply).
  • Your bin is not collected by 1pm on collection day 

What can I put in my recycling bin? = plastics with recycle triangle numbered 1 or 2

Plastics

  • Milk bottles
  • Juice and cream containers
  • Cordial bottles

Aluminium and steel

  • All empty steel cans
  • Aluminium soft drink cans
  • Clean aluminium foil and pie trays
  • Empty aerosol cans

Paper and cardboard

  • Telephone directories
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Cardboard, cereal and food boxes
  • Office paper
  • Envelopes and office mail

What can’t go in my recycling bin? If in doubt leave it out and put it in the red-lidded landfill bin = plastic containers with the recycle triangle numbered 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 - Don’t place recyclables in plastic bags

  • Plastic bags
  • Food scraps
  • Polystyrene
  • Nappies
  • Food wrap
  • Glass
  • Syringes
  • Cookware
  • Light globes
  • Clothing
  • Waxed
  • Cardboard
  • Syringes
  • Batteries – including greeting cards with musical recordings and remote controls
  • Gas cylinders
  • Videos or DVDs
  • e-waste
  • Tyres
  • Oil
  • Paints
  • Timber 

Handy hints

  • Washing out containers will reduce odours coming from your bin.
  • Always use your own re-useable coffee cup, not take away cups.
  • Put plastics with recycle triangle numbered 1 or 2 in this bin.
  • Do not place recyclables in plastic bags.
  • Do not place plastic containers with the recycle triangle numbered 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7.
  • Do not place light globes or waxed cardboard in your yellow bin.