Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Melton City Council area

Kerbside Recycling Services in the Melton City Council area

Below are the kerbside recycling services provided by your local Council.

Fortnightly Service

Recycling Container:

Fully commingled 240L recycling bin

Collection Frequency:


Available to:

All Residential Properties

Materials Collected:

  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Aluminium Cans
  • Aluminium Foil
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Office Paper
  • Envelopes Without a Window
  • Envelopes With a Window
  • Phone Books
  • Pizza Boxes (clean)
  • Egg Cartons
  • Cardboard
  • Steel Food Cans
  • Steel Paint Cans (empty)
  • Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)
  • Aluminium Aerosol Cans (empty)
  • Milk cartons (fresh, no foil lining)
  • Milk cartons (long-life, with foil lining)
  • Juice cartons (fresh, no foil lining)
  • Juice cartons (long-life, with foil lining)
  • All plastic bottles and containers Crush cans and bottles then replace lids if applicable
    PET Bottles marked with # 1 HDPE Bottles marked with # 2 PVC Containers marked with # 3 LDPE Containers marked with # 4 PP Bottles marked with # 5 PS Plastic Containers marked with # 6 Other Plastic Containers marked with # 7

Other information

The following items are NOT collected in your Kerbside Recycling Service(s):

  • Plastic Bags
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Polystyrene Foam
  • Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware
  • Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses
  • Mirrors
  • Light bulbs
  • Garden organic waste
  • Pot plant buckets/containers
  • Nappies
  • Food scraps
  • Batteries
  • Syringes/Needles
  • Garbage
  • Dead Animals
  • Sanitary items

Recycling Tips

More recycling right means less waste going to landfill and fewer new resources required to make new products. Recycling also enables Council to keep disposal fees to a minimum.

Replacement Recycling Container

If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Melton Council on 03 9747 7200.