A-Z Recycling & Waste Disposal Guide

Most recycling options listed are free of charge, some fees are incurred for certain items disposed of at our Recycling and Waste Depots (please refer to our Fees & Charges Booklet).

  • Many items in your home such as furniture, sporting equipment, bathware, kitchenware and more can be taken to a Council Buy-Back Centre
  • All recyclables that go into your yellow-lid bin must be empty

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Clean foil squashed to the minimum size of a tennis ball, recycle via your yellow-lid bin.

Please note that some 'foil like' products such as chip packs and medicine blister packs contain plastic and/or other mixed materials and cannot go into your yellow-lid bin. They must be disposed of into your red-lid bin.

Dispose of into your red-lid bin. 

This type of paper has a heat-resistant, non-stick coating and is not recyclable or compostable. 

Dispose of into your red-lid bin.  

Please find alternatives as this is a single-use item and is extremely hazardous to marine animals. 

YouTube has some great videos on how to make bunting!

Consider reuse via:

  • Council Buy-Back Centres
  • OP-shops
  • Local community libraries
  • Hospital waiting room swap libraries
  • Street libraries

Paperbacks and hardcover books recycle via your yellow-lid bin.

Please be aware kerbside bins have a 60 kg weight limit.

Clean cardboard recycle via your yellow-lid bin or Council's Recycling and Waste Depots.

Remove masking tape where possible.

Please note: Waxed cardboard boxes used for fruit and vegetables cannot be recycled and are to be disposed of into your red-lid bin.

Clean cardboard recycle via your yellow-lid bin or Council's Recycling and Waste Depots.

Remove masking tape where possible.

Please note: Waxed cardboard boxes used for fruit and vegetables cannot be recycled and are to be disposed of into your red-lid bin.

Dispose of into your red-lid bin.  

Tube cans that have a cardboard exterior but a metal interior or base (e.g. Pringles cans) are considered a "composite material" and are not recyclable in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

Contact local auto wreckers or scrap metal merchants in your area.

Alternatively, some tow truck businesses may be able to pick up your car and, depending on the market for scrap at the time, provide a small payment.

Cannot be recycled in your yellow-lid bin.

Consider reuse:

Recycle via Officeworks.

Alternatively dispose of into your red-lid bin.

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