Each of the bins can accept up to 70 kilograms of the current materials. Anything over this amount will not be collected.

Recycling Bin

The following items can be placed in your yellow lidded recycling bin:

  • Paper and cardboard
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Aluminium and steel cans
  • Plastic bottles and containers
  • Milk and juice cartons

These items must have lids removed, be clean and placed loosely (not in plastic bags) in your recycling bin.

General Waste Bin

The following items can be placed in your green lidded general waste bin:

  • Food scraps
  • Lawn clippings and leaf litter
  • Prunings and cuttings
  • Soft plastics
  • Nappies
  • Polystyrene and foam packaging
  • Meat trays

Do not place in either bin

  • Hot ash
  • Oils, paints, solvents or liquids of any kind
  • Car batteries
  • Bricks, concrete, sand, soil or similar
  • Household hazardous waste

Click here to find out when to put your bins out.