Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Maitland City Council area


Kerbside Recycling Services in the Maitland City 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)

Milk cartons (long-life, with foil lining)

Juice cartons (fresh, no 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
  • Lids from jars and bottles (separate lids from the vessel)

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Bubble Wrap

    Polystyrene Foam

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses


    Light bulbs

    Garden organic waste


    Food scraps



    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • windscreen glass, window glass
  • clothing
  • all other ordinary garbage
  • motor oil containers
  • e-waste
  • printer cartridges
  • soft plastics

  • Recycling Tips

    See Hunter Resource Recovery's website for the A to Z guide of recycling ( If you are finding that you fill your recycling bin each fortnight you can upgrade to a 360L comingled recycling bin for a one-off connection fee with no additional on-going collection fees

    Replacement Recycling Container

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