Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the East Gippsland Shire Council area

Kerbside

Kerbside Recycling Services in the East Gippsland Shire Council area

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

Kerbside Recycling Service

Recycling bin

Fortnightly

All Residential Properties


Accepted Materials

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 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)

Juice cartons (long-life, with foil lining)

Plastics marked with


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
  • Books, no plastic slip covers
  • Cake Trays coded 1 - 5
  • Junk Mail
  • Take Away Containers
  • Wrapping Paper

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Polystyrene Foam

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Garden organic waste

    Nappies

    Food scraps

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Waxed Cardboard
  • Motor oil or motor oil containers
  • Hazardous waste

  • Recycling Tips

    Handy Hints for the Householder Reduce - Reuse - Recycle Things You Can Do When Shopping Avoid over packaged products Buy only the things you really need Choose products that are durable Take your own reusable carry bags Return used supermarket bags Hire rather than buy Support stores that offer a range of environmentally conscious products Things You Can Do At Home Make items last longer, repair items instead of discarding them Reuse as many items as possible Use food and garden waste for compost and mulch Recycle as many items as possible Things You Can Do At School Use both sides of paper when writing and photocopying Use scrap paper for notes Buy Recycled paper products Recycle as many products as possible Use food and garden waste for compost and mulch, set up a wormery Form a school action group to find the best ways to reduce waste Things You Can Do At Work Use both sides of stationery Use electronic information transfer and storage Don’t use disposal cups Recycle as many items as possible Adopt a purchasing policy which favours waste conscious products Let your supplier know you are looking for waste conscious alternatives Other ideas that can be undertaken at home include: Home Composting Worm Farms

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Waste Department on 03 5153 9500.