Dispose of your waste the right way

Find out how to dispose of your waste the right way:

Waste item Put in your bin at home? Alternative options

aluminium and steel cans, including aerosol cans and clean foil

Recycling (yellow lid)

Large amounts to Waste Recovery Centre

animal poo

Waste (green bin)

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asbestos

No

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batteries

No

Waste Recovery Centre

broken glass, ceramics, Pyrex, globes

Waste (green bin)

 

building materials – bricks, rubble, timber etc

no

Waste Recovery Centre

CDs and DVDs

No

Waste Recovery Centre

e-waste

No

Waste Recovery Centre

expanded Polystyrene packing, trays, cups and containers

Waste (green bin)

 

fluorescent light tubes

No

Waste Recovery Centre

food scraps

Waste (green bin)

Composting

fridges and whitegoods

No

Waste Recovery Centre

gas bottles

No

Waste Recovery Centre

glass bottles and jars (leave metal caps on)

Recycling (yellow lid)

Large amounts to Waste Recovery Centre

green waste

 

Green waste bin

Large amounts to Waste Recovery Centre

hard plastics e.g. PVC pipes (under 1 metre long)

no

Waste Recovery Centre

Household chemicals

No

Detox Your Home program

kerbside recyclables

Recycling (yellow lid)

Waste Recovery Centre

mattresses

No

Waste Recovery Centre

mobile phones

No

motor oil (up to 20 litres)

 

Waste Recovery Centre

nappies

Waste (green bin)

 

newspaper, magazines, paper and cardboard, milk and juice cartons

Recycling (yellow lid)

Large amounts to Waste Recovery Centre

oil (over 20 litres)

No

Waste Recovery Centre

paper and cardboard

Recycling (yellow lid)

Waste Recovery Centre

plastic bottles and containers with numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Recycling (yellow lid)

Large amounts to Waste Recovery Centre

plastic wrap

Waste (green bin)

 

Printer cartridges

no

Planet Ark: collection partners

Soft plastics – supermarket and frozen food bags*

Waste (green bin)

Drop at major supermarkets for recycling

solar panels

No

Return to supplier

steel

No

Waste Recovery Centre

syringes

No

Ask for a container from Customer service

tyres

no

Waste Recovery Centre

worn out clothing and shoes*

Waste (green bin)

Good condition? Donate to your local op shop.

 

Xrays

No

Waste Recovery Centre

Contact us

If you need more information about our waste services, please contact Customer Service on 9490 4222 or enquiries@banyule.vic.gov.au