Online A to Z Recycling Guide

Search or browse the A to Z Recycling Guide and find out how to dispose of a range of everyday waste and recyclable items.  

If you can't find what you're looking for on this page, visit: Recycle Right

 

Search for items in the box above, or click on an item name below for details of disposal locations.

  • A

      • Remove plastic cap or lid and recycle separately in Recycling Bin (yellow lid).
      • Preferred method

        Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Full or partially full aerosol cans are treated as household hazardous waste and cannot be placed in household bins.
    • Preferred method

      Do not place into any bin. Deliver to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot, Dry Creek. Find out more…

    • Empty the container. There's no need to waste water washing your recycling.
    • Preferred method

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 2

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • If dirty/uncleanable, place into General Waste Bin (red lid)

      Tip: Scrunch foil wrapping into a ball (around the size of a small fist) or place small pieces inside of a aluminium drink can.
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • The Council will arrange the collection and disposal of dead animals from Council property (e.g. roads, footpaths and reserves) but not from private property.
    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      Place in your compost, worm farm or bokashi.

    • Alternative 1

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • No bin!

      Asbestos dust and fibres are known to be hazardous when inhaled, and can be released into the air when products containing asbestos are incorrectly handled, removed or transported for disposal.
    • Preferred method

      For information about safe removal and disposal, visit: Asbestos.sa.gov.au

  • B

      • Preferred method

        General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Batteries (car, mobile phone, laptop, motorcycle and other rechargeable).

      These types of batteries are banned from landfill and therefore must not be placed in any kerbside bin.
    • Preferred method

      Drop-off for recycling at your local battery recycling centre. Century Yuasa - Recycling Centres Map

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at the Council's Works Depot at 30 Davis Road, Glynde.
      Phone 8360 9001.

    • Batteries cannot be recycled through kerbside Recycling Bin (yellow lid).

      Batteries and light globes contain valuable materials like aluminium nickel, steel, zinc and mercury, all of which can be recovered and reused.
    • Preferred method

      Drop off at the Council Depot at 30 Davis Rd, Glynde, the Norwood Town Hall or at either of the three Council libraries.

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries (AA, AAA, C, D and 9V sized) at ALDI stores or Ikea stores.

    • Alternative 2

      Drop off e-waste and batteries for recycling at your local Unplug n' Drop drop-off point. For drop-off locations, visit: Unplug N' Drop

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      If in reasonable condition donate to an animal shelter. Visit: Animal Welfare League for details: Animal Welfare League (AWL)…

    • Alternative 2

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to Bicycle SA, to be provided to our Bikes-in-Schools program. Find out more…

      Or

      Donate to the Australian Refugee Association, to be provided to refugee families recently arrived in Australia. Find out more…

    • Alternative 1

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 2

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Not all biodegradable items can be placed into the home compost system. For more information, visit: www.eastwaste.com.au
    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at the Recycle bin at your local supermarket. The plastic will be reused to produce bollards, outdoor furniture, signage and a range of other products. Find out more >

    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Remove lids or tops and place into Recycling Bin (yellow lid) loosely or secured inside an empty plastic container.
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Lids can be placed into the Recycling bin (yellow lid) loosely or they can be secured inside an empty plastic container.
    • Preferred method

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 2

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, reuse it.

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at the Recycle bin at your local supermarket. The plastic will be reused to produce bollards, outdoor furniture, signage and a range of other products. Find out more >

    • Alternative 2

      General waste bin (red lid)

  • C

      • Empty the container. There's no need to waste water washing your recycling.

        Tip: Flattening boxes and cans will make more room in your bin.
      • Preferred method

        Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

        Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

        Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

      • Alternative 1

        Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

      • Alternative 2

        Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Drop off for recycling for free at the RAA at 101 Richmond Road, Mile End.
    • Preferred method

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Boxes should be flattened for recycling.
    • Preferred method

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 2

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Alternative 2

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Drop off for recycling at all Officeworks and participating Australia Post, Harvey Norman, The Good Guys or JB Hi-Fi.

    • Place plastic cases into Recycling Bin (Yellow lid).
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Cassette covers can go into the Recycling bin (yellow lid), but the actual cassettes cannot go into the Recycling bin (yellow lid).
    • Preferred method

      Drop off for recycling at the Adelaide Sustainability Centre: The Joinery, 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • CD and DVD covers can go into the Recycling bin (yellow lid), but the actual discs cannot go into the Recycling bin (yellow lid).
    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off for recycling at the Adelaide Sustainability Centre: The Joinery, 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide

    • Alternative 2

      If in good condition, donate using: West Works or TechCollect

    • Alternative 3

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • If broken, wrap in newspaper and put in a bag before placing into General Waste Bin (red lid).
    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Do not place into any bin. Deliver to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot, Dry Creek. Find out more…

    • Must be cold, not smouldering.
    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Drop off at the Recycle bin at your local supermarket. The plastic will be reused to produce bollards, outdoor furniture, signage and a range of other products. Find out more >

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Hangers that are made of metal coated in plastic should be placed into the general waste bin (red lid).

      Hangers that are made entirely of either plastic or metal can be placed into the recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Place in your compost, worm farm or bokashi.

    • Alternative 1

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • A more environmentally responsible alternative is to use ground coffee or beans.
    • Preferred method

      Drop off for recycling at the Adelaide Sustainability Centre: The Joinery, 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide

    • Alternative 1

      Nespresso coffee pods can be dropped off for recycling at any Nespresso store.

    • Alternative 2

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • The better alternative is to use a reusable cup.
    • Preferred method

      Check that the lid and cup includes the wording ‘100% compostable’. Compostable brands include Biopak, Vegware and Natureworks. If compostable, place in Green waste bin (green lid). If the bin is in the Norwood Payneham & St Peters area, the bin contents will composted by Jeffries.

    • The better alternative is to use a reusable cup.
    • Preferred method

      Takeaway coffee cups cannot be recycled due to the plastic coating. Place into the General waste bin (red lid).

    • To be composted, bag must be certified as compostable, not just biodegradable/degradable.

      For information about compostable bags, visit: www.eastwaste.com.au
    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

  • D

      • Preferred method

        General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

  • E

      • Preferred method

        Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • All e-waste is banned from landfill and therefore must not be placed into any kerbside bin.
    • Preferred method

      Drop off e-waste and batteries for recycling at your local Unplug n' Drop drop-off point. For drop-off locations, visit: Unplug N' Drop

    • Alternative 1

      If in good condition, donate using: West Works or TechCollect

    • Alternative 2

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

  • F

      • Do not place fire extinguishers into any kerbside bin.
      • Preferred method

        Contact eFire and Safety at 438 Grand Junction Rd, Mansfield Park on 8345 1777 for recycling or recharging options. For more information, visit: eFire and Safety

      • Alternative 1

        Do not place into any bin. Deliver to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot, Dry Creek. Find out more…

    • Preferred method

      Recycle at Coolfoam, 3/12 Kingstag Crescent, Elizabeth West. For more information, visit:Coolfoam website

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Scrunch into a loose ball.
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Place in your compost, worm farm or bokashi.

    • Alternative 1

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 2

      For more information and drop off locations, visit:
      Recycling Near You website or call 1300 733 712.

    • Alternative 3

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

  • G

      • Preferred method

        Place in your compost, worm farm or bokashi.

      • Alternative 1

        Organics bin (green lid)

    • Gas bottles are banned from landfill and therefore must not be placed in any kerbside bin.
    • Preferred method

      Do not place into any bin. Deliver to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot, Dry Creek. Find out more…

    • Alternative 1

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 2

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 3

      Exchange an old bottle for a new one at ELGAS "Swap and Go' locations.

      Old, unwanted, empty bottles can be refilled or dropped off at Maxbilt Trading Centre, Norwood.

    • Preferred method

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 2

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Wrap broken glass in newspaper and place in bag before disposal.
    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Drop off unwanted glasses and sun glasses at Specsavers Norwood or Specsavers Marden.

      Lions Club Norwood will collect glasses to be recycled as part of the Recycle for Sight program. For more information, visit: Recycle for Sight

    • Alternative 1

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 2

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

  • H

      • Preferred method

        Organics bin (green lid)

    • Please make sure containers are empty.
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

  • I

      • Preferred method

        Organics bin (green lid)

  • J

      • Remove lids from jar.

        Tip!
        Metal lids can be placed in the recycling bin loose or secured inside an empty tin.

        Plastic lids can be placed in the recycling bin loose or secured inside a plastic container.
      • Preferred method

        Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Remove lids and place separately into Recycling Bin (yellow lid).
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Consider placing a 'No Junk Mail' sticker’ on your letter box. Stickers are available for free from the Norwood Town Hall.

      Remove any plastic wrapping first and recycle the plastic wrapping separately (see listing for 'Plastic bags'). Then place the junk mail into the Recycling bin (yellow lid).
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

  • K

      • Preferred method

        Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

  • L

      • Preferred method

        General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Alternative 1

      Place in your compost, worm farm or bokashi.

    • Light bulbs and light globes are banned from landfill and therefore must not be placed in any kerbside bin.
    • Preferred method

      Recycle at Ikea, Mitre 10, Banner Hardware or True Value Hardware stores.

    • Cut into small pieces if placing into the General waste bin (red lid).
    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Alternative 1

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

  • M

      • Preferred method

        If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

      • Alternative 1

        Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Empty and rinse before disposing of.
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Liquid medicines are banned from landfill and should not be poured down the sink, put in the bin or flushed down the toilet.
    • Preferred method

      Drop off any pharmacy for safe and responsible disposal.

    • Glass lids are to be placed into General Waste Bin (red lid).
    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Place loose into Recycling Bin (yellow lid).
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Empty before recycling.
    • Preferred method

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 1

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Mobile phones are banned from landfill and therefore must not be placed in any kerbside bin.

      Remember to remove any data that you would like to keep before you recycle.
    • Preferred method

      Drop off for recycling at the Norwood Town Hall, 175 The Parade, Norwood.

    • Alternative 1

      Recycle through the Mobile Muster Program by dropping off at any of the following retail shops: Telstra, Optus, Virgin, Samsung, Vodafone.

      For more information, visit: Mobile Muster

  • N

      • Preferred method

        General waste bin (red lid)

    • Needles, syringes and sharps are banned from landfill and therefore must not be placed in any kerbside bin.

      Some pharmacies will take used syringes.

      Sharps disposal bins are installed in some public toilets.
    • Preferred method

      For disposal options, visit or contact the Eastern Health Authority (EHA), visit: Find out more…

    • Scouts will accept and recycle newpapers and magazines.
    • Preferred method

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 1

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

  • O

      • Preferred method

        Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Clearly label containers before dropping off.

      Note: Small quantities of cooking oil can be absorbed in a paper towel and paced into the Organics Bin (green lid).
    • Preferred method

      Drop off at the Council's Works Depot at 30 Davis Road, Glynde.
      Phone 8360 9001.

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at Adelaide and Statewide Tallow, 87 - 89 Wing St Wingfield, phone 0419 854 656.

    • Motor oil is banned from landfill and therefore must not be placed in any kerbside bin.

      Ensure the containers are clearly labelled and well sealed. Attach your own label if the original has fallen off.
    • Preferred method

      Drop off at the Council's Works Depot at 30 Davis Road, Glynde.
      Phone 8360 9001.

    • Alternative 1

      Do not place into any bin. Deliver to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot, Dry Creek. Find out more…

    • Drain olive oil before placing into the Recycling Bin.
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Donate to Scrapaway. For more information, visit: Scrapaway

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 2

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

  • P

      • Preferred method

        If possible, remove dried paint from the tin and place the dried paint into the General waste bin (red lid). Place the empty tin into the Recycling bin (yellow lid). However, if you cannot remove the dried paint from the tin, place the tin and its dried contents into the General waste bin (red lid).

    • Wet paint is banned from landfill and therefore must not be placed into any kerbside bin.
    • Preferred method

      Paintback will recycle wet paint, stains, shellacs, primers, varnishes and urethanes and their packaging.

      To find your nearest Paintback collection site, visit: Paintback

    • Alternative 1

      Add a drying agent then tip the dried paint into the waste bin (red lid) and the clean tin into the recycling bin (yellow lid).

    • Alternative 2

      Do not place into any bin. Deliver to the Household Hazardous Waste Depot, Dry Creek. Find out more…

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Shredded paper can be placed into the Recycling bin (yellow lid) only if the shredded paper is contained within a sealed paper bag, sealed paper envelope or a sealed cardboard box as this prevents the shredded paper from escaping and clogging the recycling machinery.

      Alternatively, place shredded paper into the Organics bin (green lid), along with your garden and food waste.
    • Preferred method

      Place in your compost, worm farm or bokashi.

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, reuse it.

    • Alternative 1

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      If in reasonable condition donate to an animal shelter. Visit: Animal Welfare League for details: Animal Welfare League (AWL)…

    • Alternative 2

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Includes shopping bags, pasta bags, confectionary bags, potting mix bags etc.
    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, reuse it.

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at the Recycle bin at your local supermarket. The plastic will be reused to produce bollards, outdoor furniture, signage and a range of other products. Find out more >

    • Alternative 2

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Remove batteries if placing into Recycling bin (yellow lid).

      Note: Do not place batteries in the Recycling bin (yellow lid). See Batteries listing for recycling options.
    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at the Recycle bin at your local supermarket. The plastic will be reused to produce bollards, outdoor furniture, signage and a range of other products. Find out more >

    • Preferred method

      For more information and drop off locations, visit:
      Recycling Near You website or call 1300 733 712.

    • Alternative 1

      Recycle at Coolfoam, 3/12 Kingstag Crescent, Elizabeth West. For more information, visit:Coolfoam website

    • Alternative 2

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Drop off for recycling at all Officeworks and participating Australia Post, Harvey Norman, The Good Guys or JB Hi-Fi.

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

  • S

      • Preferred method

        General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 1

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 2

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 2

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Alternative 3

      Donate to Scrapaway. For more information, visit: Scrapaway

    • If you really need to use a straw you are encouraged to use reusable straws (eg, stainless steel). Alternatively, simply avoid using straws.
    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, reuse it.

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

  • T

      • Empty the container. There's no need to waste water washing your recycling.
      • Preferred method

        Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Place in your compost, worm farm or bokashi.

    • Alternative 1

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      Drop off e-waste and batteries for recycling at your local Unplug n' Drop drop-off point. For drop-off locations, visit: Unplug N' Drop

    • Alternative 1

      If in good condition, donate using: West Works or TechCollect

    • Alternative 2

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Do not place into kerbside Organics Bin (green lid).
    • Preferred method

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      Organics bin (green lid)

    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Tyres are banned from landfill (when whole ) and therefore cannot be placed into any kerbside bins.

      Some tyre service centres will recycle your tyres for free when you purchase new ones.
    • Preferred method

      Tyres can be recycled through Tyre Stewardship Australia.

      Visit: Tyre Stewardship Australia for more information.

  • V

      • Preferred method

        General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

  • W

      • Preferred method

        If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

      • Alternative 1

        Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

        Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

        Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

      • Alternative 2

        Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

      • Alternative 3

        Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Preferred method

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, donate to a charity store or advertise to giveaway on Gumtree or Facebook.

    • Alternative 1

      Drop off at a recycling depot. For a list of locations, visit: Recycle SA website.

    • Alternative 2

      Deliver to Scouts Recycling Centre

      Scouts will pay cash for deposit drink containers, car batteries and scrap metal including car bodies, screen doors and washing machines etc.

      Scouts will accept and recycle non-deposit glass containers such as jars and bottles, cardboard, newspapers, magazines, empty gas bottles, stretch type plastic film, number 2 plastics (ie high-density polyethylene such as milk and shampoo containers).

    • Alternative 3

      Book a Council hard waste collection. To book, phone East Waste on 8347 5111. Find out more >

    • Preferred method

      Drop off at the Recycle bin at your local supermarket. The plastic will be reused to produce bollards, outdoor furniture, signage and a range of other products. Find out more >

    • Alternative 1

      General waste bin (red lid)

    • Wrapping made from cellophane, plastic or foil cannot be recycled and must be placed into General waste bin (red lid).

      Wrapping made from paper can be placed into the Recycling bin (yellow lid).
    • Preferred method

      If in good condition, reuse it.

  • X

      • X-rays are banned from landfill and therefore must not be placed in any kerbside bin.
      • Preferred method

        Recycle at most Red Cross Centres or at Siltech, 1 Deeds Road, Camden Park.

  • Y

      • Empty the container. There's no need to waste water washing your recycling.
      • Preferred method

        Recycling bin (yellow lid)

  • Z

      • Preferred method

        If in good condition, reuse it.

      • Alternative 1

        Drop off at the Recycle bin at your local supermarket. The plastic will be reused to produce bollards, outdoor furniture, signage and a range of other products. Find out more >

      • Alternative 2

        General waste bin (red lid)

    • Put in an empty plastic container or juice bottle and then place into Recycling Bin (yellow lid).
    • Preferred method

      Recycling bin (yellow lid)