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Waste and Recycling A-Z Guide

Item Disposal Instructions
A-B
Aluminium foil, trays and cans Recycling Bin
Animal droppings Garbage Bin
Ash – cold, bagged Garbage Bin
Asbestos Contact Tox Free for disposal
Aerosol cans Recycling Bin
Air conditioners Donate if Working or Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Advertising material Recycling Bin
Appliances Donate to Charity if working, or Book a Hard Waste Collection
Asphalt Construction or Renovation Material Removal
Batteries Can be dropped off at Bunnings Maribyrnong, corner Rosamond Road and Williamson Road, Maribyrnong or Detox Your Home
Bikes Footscray Community Bike Project will accept servicable bikes for refurbishing, or Book a Hard Waste Collection
Bins New, Stolen and Damaged Bins
Books Donate to charity or Recycling Bin
Bottles – glass and plastic Recycling Bin
Building waste – See also bricks, timber, soil, rubble, asphalt, concrete Construction or Renovation Material Removal
Bricks Construction or Renovation Material Removal
Bag ties Garbage Bin
Band aids Garbage Bin
Barbeques Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Biscuit wrappers Garbage Bin
Biscuit trays Recycling Bin
Blankets Landfill/Transfer Station
Branches and prunings Green Waste Bin
C
Cameras and accessories Landfill/Transfer Station
Cans – aluminium, steel, tin Recycling Bin
Carpet and underlay Landfill/Transfer Station
Cartridges Landfill/Transfer Station
Cardboard Recycling Bin
Car parts Landfill/Transfer Station
Car batteries Detox Your Home
Cameras Landfill/Transfer Station
Cassettes Garbage Bin
CDs and DVDs Garbage Bin
Cat litter Garbage Bin
Cellophane Garbage Bin
Ceramics Garbage Bin
Chemicals - household Detox Your Home
Chemicals - commercial Tox Free
China Garbage Bin
Christmas trees Green Waste Bin
Cigarette butts Garbage Bin
Cling wrap Garbage Bin
Clothing and shoes Donate orLandfill/Transfer Station
Computers and accessories Landfill/Transfer Station
Concrete Construction or Renovation Material Removal
Cooking oil Detox Your Home
Cutlery (metal) Garbage Bin
Cups (ceramic, china, glass, polystyrene) Garbage Bin
Cutlery (plastic) Garbage Bin
D-E
Damaged bins New, Stolen and Damaged Bins
Detergent Detox Your Home
Detergent bottles (plastic) Recycling Bin
Disposable nappies (bagged) Garbage Bin
Dog poo Garbage Bin
Doors Landfill/Transfer Station
Drink cans Recycling Bin
Drums (empty) Landfill/Transfer Station
DVDs Garbage Bin
Egg cartons Recycling Bin
Electrical appliances (e-waste) Landfill/Transfer Station
Envelopes Recycling Bin
Eye glasses Garbage Bin
F-G
Fencing Construction or Renovation Material Removal
Fire extinguishers Detox Your Home
Flowers Green Waste Bin
Fluorescent tubes Landfill/Transfer Station
Foam boxes Garbage Bin
Foam meat trays Garbage Bin
Foam underlay Landfill/Transfer Station
Foil (including trays) Recycling Bin
Food cans (empty) Recycling Bin
Fridges Brotherhood Fridges
Fruit and vegetables Green Waste Bin
Fuels (petrol, diesel and kerosene) Detox Your Home
Furniture Donate orBook a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Garden and green waste Green Waste Bin
Gas bottles Landfill/Transfer Station
Glad wrap Garbage Bin
Glass sheets Landfill/Transfer Station
Glass waste and ceramics - including crockery (plates, bowls and cups), drinking glasses, Pyrex glass, ovenware, window glass, mirrors and light bulbs Garbage Bin
Grass clippings Green Waste Bin
Greeting cards Recycling Bin
H-K
Hard waste Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Hot water unit Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Household chemicals Detox Your Home
Hoses Garbage Bin
Hyperdermic needles Syring Disposal and Collection
Herbicides and weed killers Detox Your Home
Ice-cream containers Recycling Bin
Ink catridges Landfill/Transfer Station
iPods, iPhones & iPads Apple Store Highpoint
Jars (glass and plastic) Recycling Bin
Jar lids (metal and plastic) Recycling Bin
Juice cartons Recycling Bin
Junk mail Recycling Bin
Kitty litter Garbage Bin
L-M
Laptops Landfill/Transfer Station
Leaves Green Waste Bin
Light globes Garbage Bin
Lolly wrappers Garbage Bin
Magazines Recycling Bin
Margarine containers Recycling Bin
Matchboxes Recycling Bin
Mattresses Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Meat scraps Garbage Bin
Meat trays Garbage Bin
Medicine bottles (empty) Recycling Bin
Medicines Return to your local pharmacy
Milk bottle and cartons Recycling Bin
Mirrors (wrapped) Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Mobile phones Mobile Muster Bin at Town Hall, Cnr Hyde and Napier Street Footscray or Landfill/Transfer Station
Motor oil Detox Your Home
N-P
Nappies Garbage Bin
Needles Syring Disposal and Collection
Newspaper Recycling Bin
New bins New, Stolen and Damaged Bins
Office paper Recycling Bin
Oils Detox Your Home
Ovens Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Paint Detox Your Home
Paint tins (empty, dry) Landfill/Transfer Station
Pallets Construction or Renovation Material Removal
Paper towel roll Recycling Bin
Pet food cans (empty) Recycling Bin
Pharmaceuticals Return to your local pharmacy
Phone books Recycling Bin
Picture frames Garbage Bin
Pizza boxes Recycling Bin
Placemats Garbage Bin
Plant cuttings Green Waste Bin
Plant pots Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Plasterboard Construction or Renovation Material Removal
Plastic bags Take to Woolwooths or Coles for Recycling
Plastic containers Recycling Bin
Plastic strapping Garbage Bin
Plastic trays and baskets Garbage Bin
Plastic wrappers Garbage Bin
Plate glass (wrapped) Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Polystyrene Victorian Polystyrene Recycling or Waste Disposal Facilities
Printer and toner cartridges Landfill/Transfer Station
Prunings Green Waste Bin
Pyrex cookware and ovenware Garbage Bin
R-S
Rubber Landfill/Transfer Station
School bags Garbage Bin
Seedling containers Garbage Bin
Shoes Donate if in good condition Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Smoke alarms Garbage Bin
Soft drink bottles and cans Recycling Bin
Spectacles Garbage Bin
Spirit bottles Recycling Bin
Sporting goods Donate if in good condition Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Scrap metal Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Stolen bins New, Stolen and Damaged Bins
Stoves Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Straws (drinking) Garbage Bin
Styrofoam Landfill/Transfer Station
Sweet wrappers Garbage Bin
Syringes Syring Disposal and Collection
T-V
Take away food containers (empty) Recycling Bin
Tea bags Green Waste Bin
Telephone books Recycling Bin
Televisions Landfill/Transfer Station
Textiles Donate if in good condition Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Timber Construction or Renovation Material Removal
Tin cans Recycling Bin
Tissues Garbage Bin
Toilet paper rolls Recycling Bin
Toner and printer cartridges Landfill/Transfer Station
Tools Donate if working Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Toys Donate if in good condition Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Tree prunings Green Waste Bin
Twine Garbage Bin
Tyres Tyrecycle Landfill/Transfer Station
Vacuum cleaner dust (bagged) Garbage Bin
Vegetable scraps Green Waste Bin
Video tapes Garbage Bin
Vinyl Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
W-Z
Washing machines Donate if Working Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Waxed paper and cardboard Garbage Bin
Weeds (non noxious) Green Waste Bin
Whitegoods Donate if Working Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Window glass (wrapped) Landfill/Transfer Station
Windows (wrapped) Book a Hard Waste Collection or Landfill/Transfer Station
Wine bottles Recycling Bin
Wrapping paper Recycling Bin
X-rays Quantum Technical Services
Yogurt containers Recycling Bin
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