IMPORTANT NOTICE:
Ensure all bins & booked bulk waste services are placed on the kerbside the night before your bin day. x

A quick guide to some items which can’t be
recycled in your Yellow Lid Bin.

The following items cannot be recycled in your Yellow Lid Recycle Bin. Click ‘READ MORE’ to find out why.

Newspapers wrapped in plastic

Any recycling that enters the recycling sorting facility in a plastic ...

Shredded paper

When paper is shredded it becomes small and stringy and mixes ...

Plastic buckets, toys & nick nacks

Only plastic bottles and containers can be recycled in the Yellow ...

Long life cartons

A long life carton is a cardboard product used to hold ...

Paper towel & tissue

Paper towels, napkins, and tissues are all paper products; however they ...

Scrap metal

Only metal cans are accepted for recycling in the Yellow Lid ...

Butane canisters and gas bottles

These items should not be disposed of in any of your ...

Plastic bags & wrappers

Even if your plastic bag has a recycling symbol on it, ...

Disposable paper cups

Due to the many different types and styles of disposable paper ...

Clothing, shoes, bags & bedding

Clothes, shoes, bags and bedding create problems with the sorting equipment ...

Meat trays

The main reason we cannot recycle meat trays is due to ...

Polystyrene

Polystyrene is used to make disposable beverage containers, coolers, meat trays, ...

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