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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)
  • Plant pots

  • Materials Not Accepted
    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Foam containers
  • Garbage
  • Motor oil containers
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastic food wrap
  • Polystyrene
  • Waxed cardboard

  • Recycling Tips

    1.Keep your recycling loose, not in plastic bags. 2.All containers must be empty. 3.No need to rinse, just scrape it clean. 4.Remove metal lids from glass jars and place both in the recycling bin. 5.No plastic bags. Return these to your supermarket.

    Replacement Recycling Container

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