Planet Ark Recycling Near You - Kerbside Recycling Services in the Nillumbik Shire Council area


Kerbside Recycling Services in the Nillumbik Shire Council area

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

Fortnightly Service

Commingled 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)

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
  • Nillumbik residents can now recycle plastic bags and other flexible/soft plastic in the recycling (yellow lid) bin. Note NOT as individual/loose plastic pieces - they need to be contained in one tied up bag.

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Garden organic waste

    Food scraps

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Waxed Cardboard
  • Liquids
  • Disposable Nappies

  • Recycling Tips

    Soft plastics need to be bagged in a plastic bag. Do not wrap other recyclables in plastic bags.