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


Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of Mitcham Council area

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

Fortnightly Service

Recycling bin with a yellow lid


Houses and Units

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
  • Plastic storage containers (ie Tupperware)
  • Plastic toys (no batteries)
  • Plastic plant pots
  • Biscuit trays
  • Plastic crockery (clean)
  • CD and DVD cases (remove disc, plastic sleeve and paper cover)
  • Pots and pans
  • Medicine and vitamin bottles (empty)

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Bubble Wrap

    Polystyrene Foam

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Soft plastics cannot be recycled through the kerbside recycling collection service. Instead. soft plastics such as shopping bags, newspaper bags, food packaging and green 'reusable' bags can be taken to many major supermarkets where they are recycled separately.

  • Recycling Tips

    Please do not bundle newspaper and cardboard. Remove all lids from jars, bottles and plastic containers before putting them into the recycling bin. Lids can be collected in a plastic milk bottle and placed in the recycling bin once full. Place all recyclables loose into the bin.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact Customer Services Department on 08 8372 8888.