Organics - garden & household

 Animal hair

Green organics bin icon Put in the green organics bin
 

 Animal waste

Green organics bin icon not in bag: put in the green organics bin

Waste to landfill icon in bag: put in the red/waste to landfill bin

 Branches

Green organics bin icon Put in the green organics bin.

No larger than 15cm diameter.

 Coffee bags

Waste to landfill icon Coffee bags or sachets go in the red/waste to landfill bin.

 

 Coffee grounds

Compost or mulch OR

Green organics bin icon put in the green organics bin.

 Cooking oil

Do NOT place liquid oil in the kerbside bins. Other disposal options apply:

Waste to landfill icon Small amounts of waste cooking oil can be absorbed into newspaper then placed in the waste bin.

 For larger volumes of cooking oil contact:

Cooking oil cannot be mixed with waste motor oil as they are made from completely different resources

 Feathers and down (from quilts)

Green organics bin icon Remove feathers and down to put in the green organics bin.

Waste to landfill icon Material casing – please put in the waste to landfill bin.

 Flowers

Compost or mulch OR

Green organics bin icon put in the green organics bin.

  Food scraps

Green organics bin icon Fruit and vegetable scraps can go in the compost, mulch OR green organics bin.

Waste to landfill icon Meat, bones and other food waste goes in the red/waste to landfill bin.

 HelloFresh insulation packs

 Plastic sleeve - remove sleeve: this can go to Coles wiht other plastic bags and soft plastics.

OR

 Put in the red/waste to landfill bin.

Green organics bin icon Wool inner - put in the green organics bin.

Do NOT place these packs in the recycling bin.

 Lawn clippings

Compost or mulch OR

Green organics bin icon put in the green organics bin.

 Leaves

Compost or mulch OR

Green organics bin icon put in the green organics bin.

 Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)

Timber is a valuable and extremely relevant resource in our environment; it is renewable and repairable and should be diverted from landfill whenever possible.

Other icon For local disposal contact Southern Region Waste and Recycling Centre. For more information on timber recycling visit Austim.

Waste to landfill icon Small amounts - put in the red/waste to landfill bin.

 Pet hair

Green organics bin icon Put in the green organics bin.

 Plywood

Timber is a valuable and extremely relevant resource in our environment; it is renewable and repairable and should be diverted from landfill whenever possible.

Other icon For local disposal contact Southern Region Waste and Recycling Centre. For more information on timber recycling visit Austim.

Waste to landfill icon Small amounts - put in the red/waste to landfill bin.

 Sweepings

Green organics bin icon Put in the green organics bin.

Remove any plastics, glass or metal.

 Tea bags

Green organics bin icon Regular tea bags can be composted or mulced OR go in the green organics bin.

Waste to landfill icon Silky or mesh tea bags (sometimes referred to as 'sachets' or 'infusers' are usually made from polymer plastic (PET) and the tag is paper with a plastic backing (PP and PE). As the plastic is not compostible, these bags must go in the waste bin.

 Toothbrush (bamboo)

Green organics bin icon Put in the green organics bin.

 

 Treated / painted timber

Timber is a valuable and extremely relevant resource in our environment; it is renewable and repairable and should be diverted from landfill whenever possible.

Other icon For local disposal contact Southern Region Waste and Recycling Centre. For more information on timber recycling visit Austim.

Waste to landfill icon Small amounts - put in the red/waste to landfill bin.

 Untreated timber

Green organics bin icon Put in the green organics bin.

Maximum 15cm diameter.

 
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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