What Can I Recycle?

All items must be empty and free of food scraps. To find out about items not on this list, contact your council.

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Glass

Living Room

Living Room

Living Room
  • bottles and jars

Bathroom

Bathroom

Bathroom
  • bottles and jars

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen
  • bottles and jars

Plastic

Living Room

Living Room

Living Room
  • compact disc case (no discs)
  • hard plastic packaging
  • take away food containers

Bathroom

Bathroom

Bathroom
  • deodorant stick (roll on) *
  • medicine bottles
  • shampoo/conditioner bottles
  • soap pump bottles
  • vitamin bottles

* Not collected in Mildura.

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen
  • berry punnets
  • biscuit trays *
  • cake trays (plastic)
  • bottles (e.g milk, cordial, juice, soft drink)
  • containers
  • detergent bottles
  • ice cream containers
  • margarine containers
  • plastic crockery (eg. disposable plates)
  • takeaway food containers
  • vegetable punnets (e.g. tomato)
  • yoghurt containers

* Not collected in Bass Coast Shire

Laundry

Laundry

Laundry
  • cleaning product bottles
  • containers
  • plant pots (small)
  • washing detergent bottles

Paper

Living Room

Living Room

Living Room
  • books
  • boxes/cardboard (no waxed boxes like fruit boxes)
  • brochures
  • envelopes (including with plastic windows)
  • greeting cards
  • junk mail
  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • office paper
  • postcards
  • paper bags
  • phone books
  • pizza boxes
  • tissue boxes
  • wrapping paper

Bathroom

Bathroom

Bathroom
  • boxes (cardboard)
  • cartons
  • tissue boxes
  • toilet paper rolls

Laundry

Laundry

Laundry
  • boxes/cardboard (no waxed boxes like fruit boxes)
  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • washing powder boxes
  • wrapping paper

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen
  • boxes/cardboard (no waxed boxes like fruit boxes)
  • cereal boxes
  • deli/ butchers paper
  • egg cartons
  • envelopes (including with plastic windows)
  • greeting cards
  • juice cartons
  • junk mail
  • long life cartons (e.g milk, juice, stocks and sauces)
  • magazines
  • milk cartons
  • newspapers
  • paper
  • paper bags
  • paper plates (clean)
  • paper towel roll
  • phone books
  • pizza boxes

Metal

Bathroom

Bathroom

Bathroom
  • aerosol spray cans (e.g deodorant, hair spray, air freshener)

Laundry

Laundry

Laundry
 
  • cans (tin, steel, aluminium)
  • cleaning product bottles
  • containers
  • pet food cans
  • washing detergent  bottles

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen
  • aerosol cans (cooking/baking spray, whipped cream)
  • aluminum cans
  • aluminum baking trays
  • cake trays (foil)
  • cooking oil tins (up to 5 litres)
  • foil (clean and rolled/scrunched into a loose ball)
  • food cans
  • formula tins
  • pet food cans

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Bath

Glass

Glass

Glass
  • bottles and jars

Paper

Paper

Paper
  • boxes (cardboard)
  • cartons
  • tissue boxes
  • toilet paper rolls

Plastic

Plastic

Plastic
  • deodorant stick (roll on) *
  • medicine bottles
  • shampoo/conditioner bottles
  • soap pump bottles
  • vitamin bottles

* not collected in Mildura

Metals

Metals

Metals
  • aerosol spray cans (e.g. deodorant, hair spray, air freshener)

Living

Glass

Glass

Glass
  • bottles and jars

Paper

Paper

Paper
  • books
  • boxes/cardboard (no waxed boxes like fruit boxes)
  • brochures
  • envelopes (including with plastic windows)
  • greeting cards
  • junk mail
  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • office paper
  • postcards
  • pizza boxes
  • paper bags
  • phone books
  • tissue boxes
  • wrapping paper

Plastic

Plastic

Plastic
  • compact disc case (no discs)
  • hard plastic packaging
  • take away food containers

Kitchen

Glass

Glass

Glass
  • bottles and jars

Paper

Paper

Paper
  • boxes/cardboard (no waxed boxes like fruit boxes)
  • cereal boxes
  • deli/ butchers paper
  • egg cartons
  • envelopes (including with plastic windows)
  • greeting cards
  • juice cartons
  • junk mail
  • long life cartons (e.g. milk, juice, stocks and sauces)
  • magazines
  • milk cartons
  • newspapers
  • paper
  • paper bags
  • paper plates (clean)
  • paper towell roll
  • phone books
  • pizza boxes

Plastic

Plastic

Plastic
  • berry punnets
  • biscuit trays *
  • cake trays (plastic)
  • bottles (e.g. milk, cordial, juice, soft drink)
  • containers
  • detergent bottles
  • ice cream containers
  • margarine containers
  • plastic crockery (eg. disposable plates)
  • takeaway food containers
  • vegetable punnets (eg. tomato)
  • yoghurt containers

* Not collected in Bass Coast Shire*

Metals

Metals

Metals
  • aerosol cans (cooking/baking spray, whipped cream)
  • aluminum cans
  • aluminum baking trays
  • cake trays (foil)
  • cooking oil tins (up to 5 litres)
  • foil (clean and rolled/scrunched into a loose ball)
  • food cans
  • formula tins
  • pet food cans
  • steel cans
  • tin cans

Laundry

Paper

Paper

Paper
  • boxes/cardboard (no waxed boxes like fruit boxes)
  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • washing powder boxes
  • wrapping paper

Plastic

Plastic

Plastic
  • cleaning product bottles
  • containers
  • plant pots (small)
  • washing detergent bottles

Metal

Metal

Metal
 
  • cans (tin, steel, aluminium)
  • cleaning product bottles
  • containers
  • pet food cans
  • washing detergent  bottles
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