Recycling Guide (A–Z)

A comprehensive alphabetical Recycling Guide will help deliver your waste streams to the correct areas. Please consult the table to do your bit to preserve the environment.

Recycling

  • Aerosol Can (Empty)
  • Aluminium Cans & Foil
  • Biscuit Packet Tray
  • Bottles
  • Bottle Tops & Caps
  • Cake Tray (Plastic & Metal)
  • Cans
  • Cardboard
  • Greeting Cards
  • Cereal Box
  • Cigarette packet (plastic removed)
  • Cosmetics Jar (Empty)
  • Detergent Bottle & Carton
  • Egg Carton
  • Envelope (Paper)
  • Foil Baking Tray
  • Gift Wrap Paper (not foil wrapping)
  • Bottle (Glass)
  • Jar (Glass)
  • Jar Lid (Metal & Plastic)
  • Juice Carton (including Tetra Pak® cartons)
  • Junk Mail & Advertising
  • Magazines
  • Margarine & Butter Container
  • Meat Tray (Plastic only)
  • Medicine Bottles (Empty)
  • Milk Carton & Plastic Milk Bottle
  • Newspapers
  • Office & Computer Paper
  • Paper Plate
  • Paper Towel Roll / Toilet Paper Roll
  • Pet Food Tin (Rinsed)
  • Phonebooks
  • Pizza Boxes (Empty)
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Plastic Plates and Bowls (Flexible - does not snap when folded)
  • Plastic Takeaway Container
  • Shampoo & Conditioner Bottles
  • Shredded Paper providing it is enclosed in a cardboard box (eg. a cereal box)
  • Soap Pump Dispenser (Plastic)
  • Soft Drink Cans & Bottles
  • Fruit Punnet (i.e. Strawberry / Cherry Tomatoes)
  • Steel Can
  • Tissue Box
  • Washing Powder Box (Cardboard)
  • Frozen Food boxes (Waxed Cardboard Type)
  • Yoghurt Container (including yoghurt squeeze pouch) 

Organics

  • Branches
  • Flowers
  • Grass Clippings
  • Leaves
  • Plant Cuttings
  • Pruning
  • Timber / Wood (Untreated)
  • Weeds

Residual Waste

  • Animal Droppings
  • Band-Aids
  • Baskets
  • Biscuit Outer Packaging*
  • Bones
  • Bread Bags*
  • Bubble Wrap & Bubble Envelope
  • Carbon Paper
  • Cassettes, CDs & DVDs & Covers
  • Ceramics & Crockery
  • Cereal Box Insert*
  • Chip Packet*
  • Chocolate foil wrappers
  • Cigarette butt
  • Cling / Plastic Wrap*
  • Clothes (unfit for charity)
  • Coathangers
  • Coffee Grounds
  • Cotton Wool, Pads, & Buds
  • Cutlery
  • Disposable Nappies / Cloth Nappies
  • Egg Shells
  • Fish
  • Food
  • Frozen Food Bags*
  • Fruit & Veg Scraps
  • Glad Wrap*
  • Hair (Human & Pet - double bagged)
  • Household Items
  • Kitty Litter (bagged)
  • Lolly and Chocolate wrappers*
  • Manure (bagged)
  • Meat Scraps
  • Mirror (Broken) (Paper Wrapped)
  • Papertowel
  • Pens, Pencils, Crayons & Felt
  • Pet Food Packets*
  • Picture Frame
  • Plant Pot
  • Plastic Bags*
  • Plastic Cutlery (those that snap when folded or bent)
  • Plastic Strapping
  • Plastic Wrapper*
  • Plate Glass (Paper Wrapped)
  • Pyrex & Ovenware
  • Razors
  • Ribbons
  • Rice & Pasta Bags*
  • Rope, String & Twine
  • Shoes (unfit for Charity)
  • Sporting Goods (unfit for Charity)
  • Teabags
  • Textiles
  • Tissues
  • Toothbrush
  • Umbrella
  • Zip-Lock Bags*

 

*Can now be recycled at most Coles supermarkets. For more information click here.

 

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