A-Z of what goes in which bin

Not sure which bin to use to recycle right? Here's an A-Z listing of all the items that can be disposed of in your bins or dropped off at a waste facility.

If you're looking too find which bin to put out for collection this week, check your collection day.

You can keep the A-Z guide and your bin collection calendar handy on your mobile phone by downloading our free WasteInfo App on your iOS or Android device. 

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Magazines

Place in yellow bin.

Ensure any plastic wrapping and rubber bands have been removed

Mattresses

Mattresses must be dropped off at a waste facility.

There is a small fee per mattress or base to cover the cost of recycling.

Meat scraps and bones

Place in green bin.

Hint: Freeze meat bones and scraps until bin collection day to reduce odours.

Remember: Please don't place food in your Red Bin as it will be landfilled and generate methane, 24 times more potent as a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide.

Meat trays

Foam meat trays cannot be recycled and can be placed in the red bin.

Plastic meat trays can be placed in the yellow recycling bin, if numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7. Must be clean.

Medical waste

Medical waste must not be disposed of through the domestic waste collection service. Speak to your doctor or pharmacy about suitable disposal methods.

Medicines

Surplus, out of date, or unused medicines should be returned to a participating hospital or pharmacy.

Milk cartons

Place in red bin.

Mirror glass

Place in red bin.

Mobile phones

Return to shops selling mobile phones and place in the Mobile Muster bins.

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