Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Melbourne area


Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Melbourne area

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

Weekly Service

comingled 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
  • Rigid plastic containers including plant pots (No plastic that isn't rigid - eg plastic film, cling wrap, biscuit trays and no polystyrene foam - used for disposable coffee cups and packaging)

  • 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
  • Shopping bags
  • Cling wrap
  • Plastic films
  • Biscuit trays

  • Recycling Tips

    Items must be placed into the recycling bin loose - please don't wrap your recyclables in a plastic bag.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact City of Melbourne on 9658 9658.