Recycling

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We can all recycle right!

Recyclables can be placed in your yellow lidded recycling wheelie bin, or delivered for free at the following accepting Waste Management Facilities:

  • Lakes Creek Road
  • Gracemere
  • Mount Morgan
  • Bouldercombe
  • Alton Downs.

Recycle the following items in your yellow lid wheelie bin:

Paper and cardboard
  • Cardboard (all except waxed)
  • Junk mail
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Paper
  • Phone books
  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Wrapping paper
  • Milk cartons
  • Juice cartons
 Aluminium and steel cans
  • Softdrink cans
  • Beer cans
  • Coffee cans
  • Food cans
  • Food tins
  • Pet food tins
  • Aerosol containers
Plastic containers
  • Detergent containers
  • Ice cream containers and lids
  • Juice bottles
  • Milk bottles
  • Butter/margarine tubs and lids
  • Sauce bottles
  • Shampoo/conditioner bottles
  • Softdrink bottles
  • Yoghurt containers

Remember the ‘fantastic plastic seven’ when sorting your plastics. 
Check the container for a symbol that looks like this:

 Recycling symbols 1 to 7

Glass bottles and jars
  • Sauce jars
  • Jam jars
  • Softdrink bottles
  • Alcohol bottles (brown, green and white)

All of the recyclables collected from our facilities and kerbside recycling bins are sent to the Materials Recovery Facility (MRF). The MRF is managed by Kriaris Recyclables Processing and sorted back into product type.  From there, they are sent off to be recycled into new products.

Find out about recycling wheelie bin collections.