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

Kerbside

Kerbside Recycling Services in the Wollongong City Council area

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

Kerbside Recycling Service

Recycling bin

Fortnightly

All Residential 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)

All plastic bottles and containers

- must be rigid 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

Materials Not Accepted

Plastic Bags

Bubble Wrap

Polystyrene Foam

Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses

Mirrors

Light bulbs

Garden organic waste

Pot plant buckets/containers

Nappies

Food scraps

Batteries

Syringes/Needles

Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Rubbish
  • Non-Recyclable Plastics
  • Building Materials
  • Long life cartons or tetra packs (with foil liners)
  • Garden hoses
  • Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) or tubes
  • Clothes or shoes
  • Soil or rocks
  • Foam
  • Car parts
  • Containers or cans containing liquid paints and oils
  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Computers
  • Televisions
  • Toys

  • Recycling Tips

    Many rubbish items are still being sent to landfill, even though they could be recycled or reused. 16% of items placed in the garbage are actually recyclable, we can all do more to avoid waste.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact the Waste Hotline on 1300 362 360.

    Kerbside On Call Household Cleanup Service includes E-Waste material

    place Cleanup Recyclables to one side of the Cleanup material - no more than 2m3 in volume

    On Call Bi-annually

    All Residential Properties


    Accepted Materials
    Additional Info
  • Computer peripheral
  • Computer monitors
  • Computer equipment
  • Personal and portable computers
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Cords and cables

  • Materials Not Accepted

    Plastic Bags

    Bubble Wrap

    Polystyrene Foam

    Ceramics, Pyrex glass, Ovenware

    Cups, plates, wine and drinking glasses

    Mirrors

    Light bulbs

    Garden organic waste

    Pot plant buckets/containers

    Nappies

    Food scraps

    Batteries

    Syringes/Needles

    Other Materials Not Accepted
  • Rubbish
  • Non-Recyclable Plastics
  • Building Materials
  • Long life cartons or tetra packs (with foil liners)
  • Garden hoses
  • Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) or tubes
  • Clothes or shoes
  • Soil or rocks
  • Foam
  • Car parts
  • Containers or cans containing liquid paints and oils
  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Computers
  • Televisions
  • Toys

  • Recycling Tips

    Many rubbish items are still being sent to landfill, even though they could be recycled or reused. 16% of items placed in the garbage are actually recyclable, we can all do more to avoid waste.

    Replacement Recycling Container

    If you need a replacement kerbside recycling container, please contact the Waste Hotline on 1300 362 360.