Yellow Lid Bin
Find out your Yellow Lid Bin collection day using the Waste Search Facility.
Ever wanted to see what happens after your bin is collected? Why not take an interactive tour of the Materials Recovery Facility!
Points to Remember
- Check the guidelines below or read the sticker inside the bin lid listing items that can be recycled;
- Place your recycling bin one metre from the kerb and half a metre from your household rubbish bin; and
- Place your yellow lid bin out by 6.00am.
There is no additional charge for the recycling bin as the cost has been incorporated into your rates.
| What you can place in your yellow lid bin || What you cannot place in your yellow lid bin |
| Plastic bottles and containers (rinse and remove lid) || Nappies |
| Steel food and aerosol cans || Plastic bags |
| Cardboard cereal boxes (without internal packaging) || Garden waste and lawn clippings |
| Pizza boxes (empty), egg cartons, milk and juice cartons || Ceramic and terracotta including plant pots and tiles |
| Paper, magazines, newspapers, junk mail, office paper, |
envelopes and glossy paper
| Household items, crockery glass plate, plastic utensils and clothing |
| Aluminium cans, clean foil and foil trays || E-Waste |
| Glass bottles and jars (rinse and remove lid) || Medical waste, syringes, cosmetic jars or medicine jars |
| Car batteries* || Foam and foam meat trays, glad wrap, latex, polystyrene and vinyl |
| Used engine oil in sealed container * || Paint and paint tins |
| || Hazardous waste, asbestos, garden chemicals and household batteries |
* NOTE: these items must be placed ALONGSIDE your yellow lid bin for recycling to occur.