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

Kerbside

Kerbside Recycling Services in the City of West Torrens area

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

Kerbside Service

Co-mingled recycling|240L|Yellow

Fortnightly

All occupied residential premises. A limited service is available to commercial properties.


Accepted Materials

Glass Bottles and Jars

Aluminium Cans

Aluminium Foil

Newspapers

Magazines

Office Paper

Envelopes Without a Window

Envelopes With a Window

Phone Books

Pizza Boxes (clean)

Egg Cartons

Cardboard

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)

Plastics marked with


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
Other Items
  • Plastic biscuit and cake trays
  • Plant pots and seedling trays: clean.
  • Remove all lids from jars, bottles and plastic containers before putting containers in the recycling bin.
  • Large lids eg. ice cream, butter or margarine can be placed loose in the recycling bin.
  • Place small, rigid plastic items inside a milk bottle (eg. plastic lids and bread tags). Once full, put a lid on the bottle and place in the recycling bin.
  • Steel lids can be placed inside a steel can and the top squeezed shut to prevent it from falling out.
  • Alfoil, clean, should be shaped into a fist-sized ball.
  • Place all recyclables loose in the bin, not in a plastic bag!

  • Recycling Tips

    If you move house, contact the council in your new area, they will be more than happy to send you information regarding your waste & recycling service. It isn't waste until it's wasted. "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." Mahatma Gandhi.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact the Service Centre on 08 8416 6333.

    Kerbside Service

    General Waste|120L|Red

    Weekly

    All occupied residential premises. A limited service is available to commercial properties.

    Additional Info

    NO: E-waste, Liquids, Hazardous and medical waste (gas bottles. chemicals, paints, insecticides, solvents, varnishes and sharps/needles), Batteries, Fluorescent light globes, Building materials (bricks, pavers, concrete, tiles), Hot ash, Soil and rocks, Fire extinguishers,


    Accepted Materials
    Other Items
  • Broken glass (wrapped)
  • Cling/film wrap
  • Clothing/rags
  • Crockery (wrapped)
  • Garden hoses
  • Glossy or coated takeaway paper / cardboard food packaging e.g. coffee and drink cups
  • Kitty litter: clay and crystal types (wrapped)
  • Nappies
  • Plastic bags
  • Polystyrene/foam packaging
  • Polystyrene food or meat trays
  • Rope
  • Soft plastic packaging: bubble wrap
  • Strapping
  • Vacuum cleaner dust, bagged

  • Recycling Tips

    If you move house, contact the council in your new area, they will be more than happy to send you information regarding your waste & recycling service. It isn't waste until it's wasted. "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." Mahatma Gandhi.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact the Service Centre on 08 8416 6333.

    Kerbside Service

    Food Organics & Garden Organics (FOGO)|240L|Dark Green

    Fortnightly

    All occupied residential premises. A limited service is available to commercial properties.

    Additional Info

    NO: Items in plastic bags, NO: Soil, rocks, stones, bricks, plant pots, garden tools or other inorganic items. TIPS: Wrap food scraps in newspaper to help absorb moisture, reduce odours and prevent food sticking to your bin.


    Accepted Materials

    Grass Clippings

    Small Branches

    Twigs

    Garden Prunings

    Weeds

    Leaves

    Flowers

    Fruit Scraps

    Vegetable Scraps

    All Food Scraps (including meat)

    Paper and Cardboard

    Small Timber Offcuts

    Other Items
  • Food scraps and peels,
  • Bread, cake and pizza,
  • Fruit and vegetables,
  • Meat, bones and seafood (cooked or raw),
  • Egg, nut and oyster shells,
  • Dairy products,
  • Paper and heavily soiled pizza boxes (ripped or shredded),
  • Pet poo
  • Tea bags and coffee grounds,
  • Tissues and paper towel,
  • Hair (human and pet),
  • Kitty litter (certified compostable only)

  • Recycling Tips

    If you move house, contact the council in your new area, they will be more than happy to send you information regarding your waste & recycling service. It isn't waste until it's wasted. "You must be the change you wish to see in the world." Mahatma Gandhi.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact the Service Centre on 08 8416 6333.