Glass

 Bottles

Recycling icon Put in the yellow/recycling bin

Remove lids – lids & bottles in the recycling bin.

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 Cosmetic containers

Including bottles, tubes and tubs (NO nail polish).

 These can be recycled via Terracycle collection points at Woodcroft Community Centre or Willunga Environment Centre.

Please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. lipstick).

OR

 Put in the red/waste to landfill bin.

 Drinking glasses

Waste to landfill icon Put in the red/waste to landfill bin

Glass such as drinking glasses, window, mirror or heat-proof cooking glass cannot be recycled because they heat at a different level to regular glass bottles and jars. This difference causes a weakness in the recycled glass and even a small amount can recycled glass and can contaminate a whole load of sorted glass. 

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 Jars

Glass jarRecycling icon Put in the yellow/recycling bin




 

Hazardous waste icon Hazardous waste icon Light globes & tubes

Light globeDue to the high toxicity of mercury and tougher disposal regulations, these items can NOT go in your household bins.

They can be dropped off for FREE at one of the locations below or at a hazardous waste collection day.

  • LED light globeany Mitre 10 stores across South Australia as part of Green Industries SA’s Backlight program
  • DeLights lighting stores
  • IKEA (IKEA lights only)
  • Aberfoyle Community Centre
  • Woodcroft / Morphett Vale Community Centre
  • Willunga Environment Centre

No commercial quantities are accepted.

You can drop off a wide range of lights including:

  • compact fluorescent lights (CFLs)
  • fluorescent tubes
  • incandescent globes
  • halogen lamps, tubes & bulbs

Important note: Broken fluoro tubes will not be accepted. Special caution needs to be taken when disposing and cleaning up broken tubes and globes.

Fluoro tube

    

 Makeup containers

Including bottoles, tubes, tubs, trays and compacts.

 These can be recycled via Terracycle collection points at Woodcroft Community Centre or Willunga Environment Centre.

Please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. foundation, eye shadow).

OR

 Put in the red/waste to landfill bin.

 Medicine bottle

Recycling icon Put in the yellow/recycling bin

Remove lids – lids & bottles in the recycling bin.

 Mirror

Waste to landfill icon Put in the red/waste to landfill bin

 Nail polish bottles

Waste to landfill icon Put in the red/waste to landfill bin

 Perfume bottle

Recycling icon Put in the yellow/recycling bin

 Pyrex

Glass pyrexWaste to landfill icon Put in the red/waste to landfill bin
 

 Skincare containers

including bottles, tubes and tubs.

 These can be recycled via Terracycle collection points at Woodcroft Community Centre or Willunga Environment Centre.

Please make sure all excess product has been removed (i.e. face wash, lip balm, shaving cream).

OR

 Put in the red/waste to landfill bin.

 Window glass

Waste to landfill icon Put in the red/waste to landfill bin

Recycling icon yellow / recycling bin
Green organics bin icon green organics bin
Waste to landfill icon red / waste to landfill bin
Hardwaste icon hard waste collection
Hazardous waste icon hazardous material - dispose of properly
Other icon other disposal options apply

 

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