Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Boroondara City Council area


Kerbside Recycling Services in the Boroondara City Council area

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

Weekly Service

Recycling bin with a yellow lid


All residential and commercial properties that pay an annual garbage charge.

Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Aluminium Foil



Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons


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

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
Additional Info
  • Plastic margarine, yoghurt & ice cream containers

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Bubble Wrap

    Polystyrene Foam

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses


    Light bulbs

    Garden organic waste


    Food scraps



    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Polystyrene & Takeaway containers
  • Motor oil containers
  • broken glass, window glass
  • Medical waste

  • Recycling Tips

    Please do not place plastic bags, recyclables in plastic bags or polystyrene in the recycling bin. Plastic bags and polystyrene foam such as meat trays and packaging are not recyclable.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact City of Boroondara on 03 9278 4444.