Plastic Packaging Recycling Hotline

Plastic bottles and containers are made from natural resources such as crude oil, natural gas and coal. Most plastic is not biodegradable and will persist in the environment for hundreds of years.

If your workplace or business has large quantities of plastic bottles and containers to recycle, visit BusinessRecycling.com.au to find suitable collection or pick up service options.

Plastic Bottles and Containers in the Burnie City Council area

Below is where you can recycle Plastic Bottles and Containers near you:

  1. Burnie City Council - Kerbside Recycling Collection
  2. Drop off Facility - Burnie Waste Management and Resource Recovery Centre

Drop off locations for Containers & Packaging

3 drop off businesses match on Containers & Packaging within approx 60km of Burnie TAS

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Business Name Address Suburb State Postcode Lon Lat Distance (Km) Approved Provider
Burnie City Council Waste Managment and Resource Recovery Centre /business/12498 289 Mooreville Road Burnie, TAS, 7321 145.8766430 -41.0817940 Burnie TAS 7321 145.8766430 -41.0817940
Troll Shop /business/13602 Spreyton Waste Transfer Station Spreyton, TAS, 7310 146.3478211 -41.2122806 Spreyton TAS 7310 146.3478211 -41.2122806
Spreyton Waste Transfer Station /business/15991 Bay Drive (off Mersey Road) Spreyton, TAS, 7310 146.3835831 -41.2356948 Spreyton TAS 7310 146.3835831 -41.2356948
Burnie City Council Waste Managment and Resource Recovery Centre /business/12498 289 Mooreville Road Burnie, TAS, 7321 145.8766430 -41.0817940 Burnie TAS 7321 145.8766430 -41.0817940

Pick up locations for Containers & Packaging

3 pick up businesses match your query on Containers & Packaging

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Business Name Details Picks up Fees Approved Provider
Cleanaway - A Transpacific Business Please contact Cleanaway on 13 13 39 to enquire about p... Tas May apply
eCycleCorp Pty Ltd Bulk quantities Nationally May apply
REMONDIS Australia Pty Ltd REMONDIS collects recycling and waste streams in bins r... Nationally May apply

Confusion with recycling plastic containers:

A triangle with a number (1 to 7) inside stamped on a plastic container or bottle is part of the Plastic Identification Code.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

This code identifies the type of plastic the product is - not if it can be recycled.

mobius loopPeople often confuse the 'plastic identification code' for the general recycling symbol (mobius loop), which involves three chasing arrows.

About Plastic Lids

Most councils will ask you to remove the lids from your plastic bottles before you place them in your recycling container, for the following reasons:

  • Plastic bottles must have lids off and be empty because the weight of a half full bottle makes it more difficult for the recyclers automated systems to recognise it as a particular recyclable item.
  • Plastic bottles must have lids off and be empty to prevent the liquid spilling and ruining other recyclable products or damaging the equipment at the recycling centre
  • The plastic lid is a different type of plastic from the bottle
  • Plastic lids are too small for recyclers to recover with current technology

Source: Visy