Which Bin Tips

Need to know 'which bin' and more importantly, why? Our handy and simple tips will help you get the most out of your recycling efforts.

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Hot Tip: hot wood is no good in any bin

Remember to safely dispose of ash and charcoal this winter.If you're using a wood fire, it's important to safely...

Batteries

There are many free drop off options for batteries to make sure they are recycled.The Battery Stewardship Counci...

Christmas Which List - Naughty or Nice?

Use Vin’s handy lists for wanted (‘nice’) and unwanted (‘naughty’) bin choices over the festive season: Nice Pu...

The recycle bin is not where hoses, <br/>strapping, rope or wire go!

These items become entangled with recyclable materials and recycling machinery, causing contamination ...

What happens to the materials <br/>that go in your yellow bin for recycling?

See a short video of this process here.Once received at the Materials Recycling Facility, (MRF) recyclables are ...

Don't let contamination make your recyclables go to waste

Although South Australians are the best recyclers in the nation, we can still do better by reducing our contami...

Why biodegradable bags are not good for the environment

What’s the difference between DEGRADABLE, BIODEGRADABLE, and COMPOSTABLE BAGS?…and which bin should I ...

Deciphering the plastic codes: what do the numbers on plastics really mean?

The number 1 to 7 found on the bottom of plastics is not a recycling symbol but rather a plastic or re...

Please keep hazardous chemicals and batteries out.

Hazardous waste must NOT be placed in any of your household waste, recycling or green bins. Hazardous it...

Remember to recycle your foil Easter Eggs wrappers.

Did you know? Recycling aluminium saves 95% of the energy required to produce Aluminium from raw ...

Why waste it? Eggsellent ways to avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle and compost waste this Easter!

Although the aluminium foil and plastic wrappers on Easter eggs may look pretty, it’s not so pretty when i...

Back to School

When preparing for your children going back to school consider how you can avoid, reduce, reuse, recyc...

It's a New Year...so why waste it?

Make a New Year’s resolution to recycle more and waste less! Avoid or red...

Spring Clean

Spring time is a great time to declutter and clean up. Here are five easy steps to decluttering and cleaning up ...

We hate to be a nag, but please don't place your recycling in a bag!

Bagged recycling cannot be separated and sorted for recycling and often goes to waste. There si...