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Recycling

Prices from $14.50 per fortnight

All recyclables must be clean.

  • Ensure all items are loose (not bagged)
  • Lids off (Put lids in the rubbish)
  • Empty and rinse bottles, cans and plastic containers

We will not be able to empty any bins containing non recyclable items.

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You can recycle:

  • Aluminium cans (rinsed)
  • Cardboard boxes (flattened)

  • Cereal boxes (flattened)

  • Cleaning fluid bottles (#2 plastic rinsed, no lids)

  • Egg cartons and trays (clean, dry)

  • Food tins (rinsed)

  • Glass bottles (rinsed)

  • Glass jars (rinsed)

  • Ice cream containers (#2 or #5 plastic)

  • Junk mail (clean, dry)

  • Magazines (clean, dry)

  • Meat trays – only the dimpled #1 PET polypropylene trays, not polystyrene foam trays (rinsed)

  • Newspapers (clean, dry)

  • Paper (not shredded)

  • Pizza boxes (no food scraps, flattened)

  • Plastic bottles – fizz, water, milk etc. (#1 or #2 plastic rinsed, no lids)

  • Plastic pottles – maragarine, sour cream, dip etc. (#5 plastic, clean)

  • Shampoo and conditional bottles (#2 plastic, rinsed, no lids)

  • Telephone books/directories

  • Tins – rinsed food cans

  • Wine bottles (rinsed)

  • PLASTICS – #1=PET plastic / #2=HHDPE plastic / #5 PP plastic

You can NOT recycle:

  • Aerosols
  • Aluminium foil

  • Aluminium pie and meal plates

  • Batteries

  • Bubble wrap

  • Car parts and scrap metal

  • Ceramics, crockery, porcelain

  • Clothing

  • Computers, electronics

  • Disposable nappies

  • Drinking glasses

  • Engine oil containers

  • Flimsy plastic packaging (any that can be scrunched i.e. crisp packets/bread packets or with #3,4,6 &7 or no number)

  • Food waste

  • Furniture

  • Garden waste

  • Gas bottles

  • General rubbish

  • Glass cookware / Drinking glasses

  • Hoses and plastic tubing

  • Household appliances

  • Household appliances

  • Light bulbs

  • Liquids

  • Meat trays (except the dimpled PET trays)

  • Mirrors

  • Paint or chemicals

  • Plant pots

  • Plastic plates and cutlery

  • Plastic ties and plastic tubing

  • Plastic strapping

  • Polystyrene foam (packaging and meat trays)

  • Rechargeable batteries

  • String, twine, rope

  • Shredded paper

  • Takeaway cardboard coffee cups & lids

  • Tetra packs (Milk & Juice cartons)

  • The Press plastic wrappers

  • Timber

  • Toys

  • Tyres and rubber

  • Window glass

  • Windscreen glass

  • Wood

If you’re unsure of how to dispose of any items, you can contact the Southbrook Resource Recovery Park¬†for advice on 03 313 5499.

Bin Sizes

Below are the bin sizes we offer, contact us for more information on what sizes we support on what waste services and routes.