A - Z Waste Guide

This is a comprehensive guide that will help you learn what the best disposal option is for any given waste material and available alternatives. Just search under the initial letter and you’ll be directed to the appropriate section of Guide.

Some general rules for recycling:

  1. Items smaller than the size of your palm should be placed in the general waste bin.
  2. Recyclables need to be clean of food and other residues.
  3. Take the caps off of bottles and throw the cap in the general waste bin or take to a Precious Plastic collection point.
  4. No organic materials in the recycling bin.
  5. "Scrunchable" plastics should be disposed of in the Redcycle bin at Coles. See their comprehensive list for more details https://www.redcycle.net.au/
  6. Reduce or reuse before recycling.