Recycling bin (yellow lid)

What you can put into your yellow lid recycling bin?

  • Clean rigid plastics – bottles and containers, rigid plastic containers.
  • Clean paper and cardboards – milk and juice cartons, magazines, newspaper, egg cartons, cereal boxes.
  • Clean aluminium and steel- food, drink and pet food cans.
  • Clean glass – (including broken glass) – food and drink bottles and jars

What you cannot put in your yellow lid recycling bin

  • Nappies and animal waste
  • Plastic bags and soft plastics
  • Organic waste – garden clippings, food waste
  • Electronic waste
  • Batteries
  • Medical waste and syringes
  • Clothing and textiles
  • Ceramics – plates, mugs etc.
  • Hazardous waste (paint and paint tins, chemicals, asbestos)
  • Liquids
  • Aerosols
  • Shredded paper
  • Bottle tops/lids
  • UHT containers (long life)

Helpful tips

  • Keep recyclables loose and not in bags
  • Flatten cardboard boxes and squash plastic bottles and cans
  • Remove lids from all bottles, jars, containers – place lids in red lid general waste bin
  • Rinse items

Missed or half emptied bins

If your recycling bin was missed/not emptied on your collection day please phone SUEZ on 9350 7196.

Car battery and engine oil recycling

On your recycling day you can place one car battery and/or one 5L container of engine oil (in the original container) beside your yellow lid recycling bin for collection. Please place the item at the side of the bin.

Please Note: there is an interim change in the collection service as this is now completed by a separate provider to the bin collection truck.

*If your battery or oil is not collected by 5.00pm on the recycling bin day please call 9400 4255.

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