Planet Ark 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.

Kerbside Service

Co-mingled recycling|240L|Yellow

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)

Other Items
  • Aluminium cans
  • Aluminium foil/trays
  • Biscuit trays (plastic)
  • Books
  • Bottles and bottles tops
  • Boxes (cardboard)
  • Butchers paper
  • Cake trays (plastic or foil)
  • Cans
  • Cardboard and boxes
  • Cereal boxes (remove plastic liner)
  • CD case (no discs)
  • Cooking oil tins
  • Deodorant cans & roll-ons
  • Egg cartons
  • Envelopes (incl. with plastic windows)
  • Foil (clean)
  • Foil lined cartons
  • Food trays (plastic or aluminium)
  • Fruit punnets
  • Gift wrapping paper
  • Glass bottles, jars & lids
  • Ice cream containers
  • Insect spray bottles and cans
  • Juice cartons
  • Junk mail
  • Long life cartons
  • Magazines
  • Margarine containers
  • Meat trays (plastic)
  • Medicine bottles
  • Milk cartons and bottles
  • Napkins (paper)
  • Newspapers
  • Paint tins (dry)
  • Paint spray cans (empty)
  • Paper bags
  • Paper plates / cups
  • Paper towel roll (cardboard insert only)
  • Phone books
  • Pie trays (aluminium)
  • Pizza boxes
  • Plant pots (small plastic)
  • Pots & pans (steel and aluminium no handles
  • Shredded paper and newspaper in a cardboard box
  • Steel and tin cans
  • Takeaway containers (plastic and cardboard)
  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Tupperware
  • Yoghurt containers

  • 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 Service

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    Bi-annually

    All Residential Properties


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

  • 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 Service

    General Waste|120L|Red

    Fortnightly

    All Residential Properties


    Accepted Materials
    Other Items
  • Animal droppings in plastic bags
  • Bandaids / dressings
  • Biodegradable bags
  • Bread bags / tags
  • Bubble wrap
  • Candles
  • Carbon paper
  • Cassette tapes / CDs /
  • DVDs
  • Cat faeces and kitty litter
  • Ceramics
  • Cereal box inserts
  • Chewing gum / bubble gum
  • Chip packets
  • Cigarette butts / cigars
  • Clam shells
  • Clothing
  • Cooking oil / fats in absorbed paper only
  • Crockery
  • Degradable bags
  • Drinking glasses
  • Fabric
  • Foam boxes
  • Foam underlay
  • Garden hose
  • Hair and fur
  • Hygiene products
  • Kitty litter
  • Light bulbs
  • Lolly/sweet wrappers
  • Mirrors
  • Mussel shells
  • Nappies
  • Oyster shells
  • Pens, pencils, crayons
  • Plastic bags and wrapping
  • Plastic toys
  • Polystyrene
  • Pyrex
  • Pantyhose & stockings
  • Sanitary items
  • Shellfish waste (hard-shelled seafood including clams, mussels, oysters, scallops and pipis)
  • Supermarket bags (reusable)
  • Styrofoam
  • Tissues
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste tubes
  • Treated timber
  • Vacuum cleaner dust
  • Waxed paper / cardboard
  • Window glass / mirrors

  • 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 Service

    Food Organics & Garden Organics (FOGO)|240L|Lime Green

    Weekly

    All Residential Properties


    Accepted Materials

    Grass Clippings

    Small Branches

    Twigs

    Garden Prunings

    Weeds

    Flowers

    Fruit Scraps

    Vegetable Scraps

    All Food Scraps (including meat)

    Paper and Cardboard

    Untreated Timber

    Small Timber Offcuts

    Other Items
  • Animal droppings in compostable bag, newspaper or loose (excluding cat faeces and kitty litter)
  • Bones (raw and cooked)
  • Branches (broken up)
  • Breads / grains / seeds
  • Cereal slops
  • Chicken bones / skins / Scraps
  • Citrus
  • Coffee grounds (no pods)
  • Corn Cobs
  • Certified compostable bags
  • Dairy products
  • Eggs and egg shells
  • Feathers
  • Fish & bones
  • Flowers
  • Food leftovers/scraps
  • Lobster
  • Nuts and their shells
  • Palm frond & palm tree
  • Paper Coffee Filters
  • Paper towel (soiled)
  • Pencil Shavings
  • Prawns
  • Plant cuttings
  • Onions
  • Seafood (excluding hard-shelled shellfish)
  • Seaweed wrack/kelp
  • Tea bags and tea leaves (staple removed)
  • Wood / timber (untreated) / unpainted less than 30cm in length and 10cm in diameter

  • 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.