Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Newcastle City Council area


Kerbside Recycling Services in the Newcastle City Council area

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

Kerbside Recycling Service

Fully commingled 240L recycling bin


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)

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
  • Timber and Building Materials

  • Recycling Tips

    *Don’t put recyclables in plastic bags.
    *Remove plastic wrap from newspapers and magazines
    *Only put recyclable products in the recycling bin. One foreign object can contaminate an entire load!
    *Empty pizza boxes are accepted.
    *Ensure containers are empty.
    *Remove lids from containers and place them in the recycling bin separately.
    *Glass is colour sorted by hand – try not to break it.
    *Please separate phone books into a few sections before placing them into the recycling bin.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact SOLO Resource Recovery on 49475699.