A-Z Waste and Recycling Guide.

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A

Acids and alkalis

Aerosol cans (empty)

Aerosol cans (full)

Air conditioners

Aluminium cans, foil and pie trays

Ant bait

Antifreeze

Appliances

Asbestos (loads < 250kg)

Asbestos (loads > 250kg)

Ash

Audio tapes and reels

Auto transmission fluid

B

Baby items

Baits

Bamboo

Banners

Baskets (cane or plastic)

Batteries (car)

Batteries (dry cell household up to 'D' size, including rechargeable batteries)

Batteries (mobile)

Battery acid

Bicycles (push bike)

Biscuit packets 

Bleach

Books

Bottle tops

Bottles

Brake fluid

Branches

Bras

Bricks and pavers

Broken glass (jar and bottles)

Broken glass (window, drinking glasses and Pyrex)

Bubble wrap

Building materials

Bullets, firearms and other ammunition

C

Cameras

Car baby seat

Car batteries

Car parts & car bodies

Carcasses - dead pets and animals

Cardboard boxes

Cards

Carpet and underlay

Cartons (liquid paper board variety such as milk cartons & juice poppers)

Cassette tapes

Caustic soda

CD Cases

CDs, DVDs and video cassettes

Cellophane paper

Cement additives

Ceramics

Cereal boxes (soft plastic insert)

Chairs

Chemicals (pool, garden, household)

Chlorine

Christmas cards and wrapping paper

Christmas decorations & lights

Christmas trees (artificial)

Christmas trees (real)

Cigarette butts

Clothing, blankets and fabrics

Coat hangers

Coffee pods/capsules (Designed for automated coffee machines.)

Compost

Computers and computer peripherals

Concrete

Cooking oil

Cordless Telephones

Corflute (also known as polypropylene)

Corks

Corrosives (acids, alkalis and flammable substances)

Cutlery (metal)

Cutlery (plastic)

D

Demolition materials

Dentures

Diabetic testing strips

Diesel

Disposable nappies (includes regular, compostable, degradable and biodegradable)

Documents (paper files and documents including secure paper)

Doors

Drums (empty plastic or metal containers )

DVD cases

DVDs

E

E-waste (computers, printers, TV’s etc)

Egg cartons

Electric blankets

Electrical cords

Electronic appliances - small (such as toaster, kettle, microwave)

Envelopes (plain, window faced &/or padded)

Exercise equipment

Explosives

Eye glasses/spectacles

F

Fabric

Fencing

Fire crackers

Fire extinguishers

Flares

Flax

Flowers

Fluorescent tubes and globes

Food (Scraps)

Fridges and freezers

Fruit and vegetable scraps

Fuels

Fungicides

Furniture

G

Garden hose and tools

Garden or green waste

Garden ornaments

Gas bottles and cylinders

Glass bottles and jars

Glasses (wine and drinking) For reading glasses see "eye glasses/spectacles".

Green Bags Green bags refers to the reusable fabric type that are typically green in colour and are made from mixed plastic.

Greeting Cards

Guns and other explosive material

Guttering

H

Hair (human or animal)

Hard waste

Hazardous waste

Heater oil

Herbicides

Hobby chemicals

Hot water systems

Household cleaners

Household cleaning product containers

Hydrochloric acid

I

Ice cream containers

Ink cartridges

Insulation batts

iPhones, iPods & iPads

J,K

Juice cartons

Junk mail

Kerosene

Kitchen cupboards and sinks

Kitty litter

L

Laminated paper

Lattice

Laundry tubs

Lawnmowers

Leather goods/items

Light bulbs, lamps and tubes (expired)

Lino flooring

Logs (Including decking, timber floor boards, and timber fencing etc - treated or untreated).

Lunch boxes (rigid plastic varieties)

M

Magazines

Manure/animal droppings

Margarine tubs

Masonite

Mattresses

MDF Plywood building material (medium density fibreboard)

Meat scraps

Meat trays (polystyrene)

Meat trays (rigid plastic)

Medicines

Metal (from any source)

Methylated spirits

Milk bottles (glass or rigid plastic)

Milk cartons

Mirrors

Mobile phones & accessories

Motor oil

N,O

Nail polish

Nappies (including biodegradable and degradable)

Needles or syringes

Newspapers

Office furniture

Oil (ALL cooking oils) For car oil - see "motor oil"

Organic (food/kitchen) waste

Ovens (also includes white goods such as cook tops, dishwashers, fridges and freezers)

P,Q

Paint

Paint tins (empty)

Pallets (timber)

Paper

Paper - secure files

Paper towel - cardboard roll

Paper towel (used)

Pens and pencils

Perspex

Pesticides

Pets & dead animals

Photos

Piano

Picture frames

Pill packets

Pizza boxes

Plasterboard

Plastic bags (including shopping bags, zip lock bags and food packets and inserts)

Plastic drink containers

Plastic food containers (such as takeaway Chinese containers)

Plastic household cleaning product containers

Plastic plant pots (including plastic seedling containers)

Plastic storage containers

Plastic strapping

Plastic toys

Plastic trays (such as meat tray varieties)

Plastic tubes (semi-rigid)

Plastic wrapping (Including the wrapping around packets of biscuits, lollies and snack foods.)

Plate glass (such as windscreen glass or window glass)

Poisons

Polystyrene (including foam meat trays and polystyrene packaging)

Polyurethane foam packing

Pool chemicals

Porcelain/pottery (Such as cups, saucers, plates and serving platters.)

Pots and pans (including saucepans, baking tins, frying pans, etc.)

Pyrex ('pyrex' is a brand of clear ceramic used in flat wear and cooking wear.)

R

Radios

Razors (disposable varieties) *For electric shavers refer to ‘Electronic appliances.’

Records (vinyl music varieties) *For Records/files - refer to ‘Paper - secure’

Refrigerators

Rocks (large garden rocks)

Roof tiles

Rubber inner tubes (such as those found in bicycle tyres)

S

Sand/soil

Sauce bottles (plastic or glass varieties)

Sawdust

Scrap metal

Seedling containers (plastic or cardboard varieties)

Sex toys or adult toys

Shampoo and conditioner bottles (empty)

Shoes

Shredded paper

Smoke alarms

Solvents

Sporting goods (including bats, balls, swing sets etc)

Steel cans (such as pet food tins, tins of fruit and vegetables etc)

Steel drinking bottles

Styrofoam (also known as polystyrene)

Suitcases (includes hard topped or fabric)

Sump oil

Syringes and needles (sharps)

T

Takeaway food containers (such as Chinese containers)

Tea bags

Telephone (including cordless varieties)

Telephone books

Televisions

Thermometers

Tiles (floor and roof)

Timber (all varieties, new or used)

Tin cans (such as dog food tins and tin fruit and vegetables)

Tissue boxes

Tissues

Toilet

Toilet paper rolls

Toner cartridges (including printer cartridges)

Tools (such as hammer, saw, electrical tools etc)

Toys (including plastic dolls, wooden puzzles and steel trucks)

Tree trunks/stumps

Truck tyres

Tupperware containers (Tupperware is a worldwide brand of plastic storage containers.)

Tyres and wheels (excluding truck tyres. Please refer to "Truck tyres" in this guide.)

U,V

Underwear (underpants, bras, singlets)

Vacuum cleaner bag

Vacuum cleaners

Video cassette cases

Video cassettes

Video games and consoles (including X-Box, Playstation and Nintendo)

Video recorders and tapes

Vinyl (including vinyl records)

Virgin Excavated Natural Material (VENM)

W

“Webster” medication packets

Wardrobes

Waxed cardboard

Weeds

Wheelbarrow

White goods

Window frames and panes

Wire (including electrical, copper and cable etc)

Wrapping paper (used for wrapping presents)

X-Rays

Yoghurt containers