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In an effort to recover valuable resources and reduce environmental impact, we ask that you correctly sort and dispose of materials in the appropriate bin. Please note that our contractor’s collection trucks are equipped with cameras to monitor bin contamination.

Keep in mind, also, that you will be charged for the clean-up and removal of any hazardous waste (e.g. asbestos) placed in your bins.

What Happens to My Recycling?

The items you put in your recycling bin are taken to The Recycling Education video provides a detailed explanation of the different materials that can and can not be recycled through the Visy MRF.

Materials Suitable for Recycling Bin (Yellow Lid)

These items are suitable for recycling:
Glass bottles and jars
Liquid paper board milk and juice cartons (not long-life Tetrapaks)
Aluminium cans and trays
Steel cans and aerosols
Paint tins (empty and dry)
Plastic milk, juice, soft drink and detergent bottles
Plastic containers: Margarine, yoghurt, ice-cream and other food containers (emptied and cleaned)
Newspapers and magazines
Cardboard boxes (crushed and torn to maximum size 50x50cm), pizza boxes (with no food remains)
Letters, envelopes, cards and advertising material
Work and school papers (remove plastic covers and bindings)
Telephone books

DO NOT Place These Items In Your Recycling Bin

  • Plastic bags
  • Broken crockery or plates
  • Pyrex glass
  • Ovenware
  • Window glass
  • Waxed cardboard
  • Paper with food remains
  • Hazardous or chemical waste
  • Plastic chemical drums
  • Polystyrene
  • Personal documents
  • Motor oil containers
  • Bricks or rocks
  • Household rubbish
  • Nappies
  • Textiles
  • Carpet
  • Green waste
  • Food waste

Other Recyclables

There are other materials such as plastic bags and mobile phones that are recyclable, but not through the kerbside recycling system, so these items should not be placed in your recycling bin. For more information click HERE.

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