Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Lake Macquarie City Council area

Kerbside

Kerbside Recycling Services in the Lake Macquarie City Council area

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

Fortnightly Service

Recycling bin with a yellow lid

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 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)

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
  • Fruit Punnets

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Bubble Wrap

    Polystyrene Foam

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses

    Mirrors

    Light bulbs

    Garden organic waste

    Pot plant buckets/containers

    Nappies

    Food scraps

    Batteries

    Syringes/Needles

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Window Glass
  • Soiled Paper
  • Motor Oil Containers
  • Timber Building Waste

  • Recycling Tips

    No need to remove labels or wash containers, simply remove all food. Bottle tops can also be recycled. For more information see you bin lid sticker of visit www.recycleright.com.au

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Hunter Resource Recovery on 1800 838 884.

    Commercial Recycling Service

    Split recycling bin (paper section)

    Fortnightly

    Businesses who register via Council's website www.lakemac.com.au


    Accepted Materials

    Glass Bottles and Jars

    Aluminium Cans

    Aluminium Foil

    Newspapers

    Magazines

    Office Paper

    Phone Books

    Pizza Boxes (clean)

    Egg Cartons

    Cardboard

    Steel Food Cans

    Steel Paint Cans (empty)

    Steel 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

    Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Bubble Wrap

    Polystyrene Foam

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses

    Mirrors

    Light bulbs

    Garden organic waste

    Pot plant buckets/containers

    Nappies

    Food scraps

    Batteries

    Syringes/Needles

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Window Glass
  • Soiled Paper
  • Motor Oil Containers
  • Timber Building Waste

  • Recycling Tips

    No need to remove labels or wash containers, simply remove all food. Bottle tops can also be recycled. For more information see you bin lid sticker of visit www.recycleright.com.au

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Hunter Resource Recovery on 1800 838 884.

    Kerbside E-Waste Service

    Ewaste collected for recycling when placed in separate pile with hard waste collection.

    Bi-annually

    All Residential Properties


    Accepted Materials
    Additional Info
  • TVs
  • Stereos
  • Computers and accessories inc monitors, mice and keyboards
  • Printers/fax machines/scanners
  • CDs and DVDs
  • Kitchen appliances
  • Mobile phones
  • Power tools

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Bubble Wrap

    Polystyrene Foam

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses

    Mirrors

    Light bulbs

    Garden organic waste

    Pot plant buckets/containers

    Nappies

    Food scraps

    Batteries

    Syringes/Needles

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Window Glass
  • Soiled Paper
  • Motor Oil Containers
  • Timber Building Waste

  • Recycling Tips

    No need to remove labels or wash containers, simply remove all food. Bottle tops can also be recycled. For more information see you bin lid sticker of visit www.recycleright.com.au

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Hunter Resource Recovery on 1800 838 884.