Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Greater Geelong Council area


Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Greater Geelong Council area

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

Fortnightly Service

Recycling bin with a yellow lid


All Residential Properties

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)

Juice cartons (fresh, no 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 cutlery and cups
  • Takeaway containers (plastic)

  • Materials Not Accepted
    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Garbage
  • Non Recyclable Plastics
  • Plastic bags
  • Plants pots
  • Plastic food wrap
  • waxed cardboard
  • motor oil containers
  • foam containers
  • polystyrene

  • Recycling Tips

    All recycling material can go into the one bin-no separating as in the past. Wash out cans and bottles. Remove lids from containers-lids into garbage.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact City of Greater of Geelong on 03 5272 5272.