A-Z of Recycling

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ITEMWHERE SHOULD I RECYCLE IT?
Aerosol cansEmpty cans can be added to your yellow recycling bin.
Aluminium cansEmpty cans can be added to your yellow recycling bin.
AsbestosFollow the link to find out how to safely dispose of asbestos waste from your home.
Batteries (car)Drop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
Batteries (dry cell)Drop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon. Or arrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
Batteries (phone)Mobile phones, batteries and chargers are recycled through MobileMuster. You can download a reply-paid label so that you can send your mobile phone to MobileMuster by post. For further information visit www.mobilemuster.com.au. Alternatively arrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
Beauty productsArrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
BikesTry contacting Cycle Re-cycle to donate unwanted bikes for re-use in the community.
Blister packsGo in your red bin.
BooksTry contacting Reverse garbage or The Bower or a local charity shop to see if they will accept your old books.
Bubble wrapCan be recycled at Coles and Woolworths through the REDCycle Plastics Packaging Recycling scheme.
Building wasteBuilding materials and tyres (5 tyres per visit) can be accepted in small quantities at the Cleanaway Ryde Resource Recovery Centre.
CansEmpty cans can be added to your yellow recycling bin or taken to the Return and Earn station at Henley Community Centre.
Cars and car bodiesAccepted at SIMS Metal.
Cardboard Clean cardboard can be added to your blue recycling bin.
CarpetCarpet can be disposed of through the household clean-up service. Book online or call 1300 136 460.
CD PlayersDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
ChemicalsCan be taken to a Household Chemical CleanOut event.
ClothingDonate to a local charity, place in a clothing bin. Or arrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
Coffee podsArrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
ComputersDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
​DVD PlayersDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
Egg cartonsCan be added to your blue recycling bin.
EnvelopesCan be added to your blue recycling bin.
E-wasteDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon. Or arrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
Food wasteCan be recycled in a compost bin or worm farm.
FridgesMetals from all white goods can be recycled via a household clean-up service. Book online or call 1300 136 460.
FreezersMetals from all white goods can be recycled via a household clean-up service. Book online or call 1300 136 460.
FurnitureTry contacting The Bower or a local charity shop to see if they will accept furniture.
Garden wasteGoes into your green garden recycling bin.
Gas bottles/ cylindersDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
General household wasteGoes into your red bin.
Glass Bottles and jarsCan be added to your yellow recycling bin.
Household cleaning productsCan be taken to a Household Chemical CleanOut event.
Ink cartridgesCheck if they can be recycled at the place of purchase (e.g. Officeworks). Or arrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
Juice cartonsCan be added to your yellow recycling bin.
Junk mailCan be added to your blue recycling bin.
Light bulbsDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
MagazinesCan be added to your blue recycling bin.
MattressesMattresses are recycled via Council's household clean-up service. Book online or call 1300 136 460.
Milk containersCan be added to your yellow recycle bin.
MirrorsSmall broken mirrors should be wrapped securely and placed into your red bin.
Mobile phonesGo to the MobileMuster website to find your nearest drop off point or details for a free postal option for recycling. Or arrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
NeedlesThe Safe Sharps website has more information about safe disposal of needles.
NewspapersCan be added to your blue recycling bin.
Office paperCan be added to your blue recycling bin.
OilDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
Paint/ Paint tinsDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
PalletsCan be taken to a Resource Recovery Centre.
PaperCan be added to your blue recycling bin.
Phone booksCan be added to your blue recycling bin.
Pizza boxesPizza boxes can be added to your blue recycling bin (please scrape off food scraps). Boxes containing food scraps and grease should be added to your red bin.
PlantsCan be added to your green garden waste bin.
Plastic bagsThese can be recycled through Coles and Woolworths supermarkets' REDcycle plastic packaging recycling scheme. Bins are available in stores.
Plastic bottles and containersCan be added to your yellow recycling bin. Some containers may be taken to the Return and Earn station at Henley Community Centre.
Plastics (soft packaging)These can be recycled through Coles and Woolworths supermarkets' REDcycle plastic packaging recycling scheme. Bins are available in stores. Or arrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
Polystyrene and StyrofoamGoes into your red bin.
Pool chemicalsCan be taken to a Household Chemical CleanOut event.
Printer cartridgesPrinter cartridges can be taken to Australia Post outlets to be recycled through the Planet Arkproject. Or arrange a collection through RecycleSmart.
Scrap metalsCheck with a Resource Recovery Centre or SIMS Metal.
Sharps/ needlesThe NSW Health website has more information about safe disposal.
Smoke detectorsDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
SolventsCan be taken to a Household Chemical CleanOut event.
SpectaclesLions Clubs collect prescription and non-prescription glasses and sunglasses to donate to people in need via humanitarian aid organisations
TelevisionsDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
TimberSee https://www.austim.com.au/timber-recycling-scheme-directory for a directory of locations accepting donated timber.
White goodsMetals from all white goods can be recycled via Council's household clean-up service. Book online or call 1300 136 460.
X- raysDrop off for free at the Community Recycling Centre at 8 Waltham Road, Artarmon.
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