Three Bin System A-Z Guide

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Three-Bin System A to Z Guide

Below you can find the A to Z guide for the three-bin system. Find out which items go into each bin or to alternative drop off points.

View the items below starting with the letter A through to Z.

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Acids Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Aerosol cans  Henderson Waste Recovery Park or Administration Building
Aluminium cans Yellow lid recycling bin
Aluminium foil Yellow lid recycling bin
Ammonia Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Auto Batteries Henderson Waste Recovery Park
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Band-aids Red lid general waste bin
Baskets (cane/wooden) Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection 
Baskets (plastic) Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection 
Batteries Henderson Waste Recovery Park or any of City libraries
Beer bottles (glass) Yellow lid recycling bin
Beer cans  Yellow lid recycling bin 
Beer cartons Yellow lid recycling bin
Beer bottle tops (metal) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Biscuit wrappers (plastic) REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin 
Blankets Give to charity
Bleaches Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Books Give to charity
Bottles (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin
Bottle tops/lids (plastic) Red lid general waste bin
Bottle tops/lids (metal) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Bread bags REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin 
Bricks Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Broken glass Yellow lid recycling bin
Building materials/waste Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Bulky items Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
Butter tubs (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin 
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Cans (aluminium/steel) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Cat litter Red lid general waste bin
Candles Red lid general waste bin
Cardboard boxes Yellow lid recycling bin
Car parts Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Cassette tapes (audio and video) Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
Cellophane REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin
Ceramic (broken plates, tiles, pots) Red lid general waste bin
Cereal boxes Yellow lid recycling bin
Cereal box liner bags (plastic) REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin 
Cleaning products Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Cling wrap REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin 
Clothing/fabric (reusable) Give to charity
Clothing/fabric (Not reusable) Red lid general waste bin
Cockroach bait Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Coffee jars (glass) Yellow lid recycling bin
Coffee/Milo tins Yellow lid recycling bin 
Computer components/accessories Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Computer paper Yellow lid recycling bin
Concrete Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Confectionery bags (plastic)  REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin 
Cooking fat Red lid general waste bin 
Cork Red lid general waste bin
Cotton wool buds Red lid general waste bin
Cotton wool Red lid general waste bin
Cups and saucers Red lid general waste bin
Cutlery (Metal) Red lid general waste bin
Cutlery (Plastic) Red lid general waste bin
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Detergent bottles (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Dirt and soil Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Disposable nappies Red lid general waste bin
Drink bottles (glass) Yellow lid recycling bin
Drink bottles (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Drink cans Yellow lid recycling bin
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Egg cartons Yellow lid recycling bin
Electrical appliances Henderson Waste Recovery Park or give to charity if working
Electrical equipment Henderson Waste Recovery Park or give to charity if working
Envelopes Yellow lid recycling bin
EPIRB locator beacons Henderson Waste Recovery Park
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Fertiliser Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Flares Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Flooring Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Fly tape Red lid general waste bin
Foam boxes (small) Red lid general waste bin
Foam boxes (large) Henderson Waste Recovery Park 
Foam meat trays Red lid general waste bin
Foil Yellow lid recycling bin
Food cans/tins Yellow lid recycling bin
Food/vegetable scraps Red lid general waste bin
Frozen food and vegetable bags (plastic) REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin 
Fruit juice cartons (not silver lined) Yellow lid recycling bin
Fruit juice cartons (silver lined) Red lid general waste bin 
Furniture (broken) Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
Furniture (intact) Give to charity
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Garden chemicals/poison Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Garden waste (small prunings and grass clippings) Lime green lid garden waste bin
Garden waste (large) Henderson Waste Recovery Park or verge green waste collection
Gas cylinders Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Glass bottles/jars Yellow lid recycling bin
Glossy magazines/brochures Yellow lid recycling bin
Greaseproof paper Red lid general waste bin
Greeting cards Yellow lid recycling bin 
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Hose (garden) Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
Household goods Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
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Ice cream containers (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin
Insecticides Henderson Waste Recovery Park
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Jars (glass) Yellow lid recycling bin
Jar lids (metal)  Yellow lid recycling bin
Jar lids (plastic) Red lid general waste bin 
Juice bottles (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin
Juice cartons (silver lined) Red lid general waste bin
Juice cartons (not silver lined) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Junk (small items) Red lid general waste bin
Junk (too large for bin) Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
Junk mail Yellow lid recycling bin 
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Lids (metal) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Lids (plastic) Red lid general waste bin
Light globes/fluorescent tubes Henderson Waste Recovery Park or any of City libraries
Lolly wrappers REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin 
Long-life cartons (silver lined) Red lid general waste bin
Long-life cartons (not silver lined) Yellow lid recycling bin 
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Magazines Yellow lid recycling bin
Manure/animal droppings Red lid general waste bin
Margarine tubs (plastic)  Yellow lid recycling bin
Meat trays Red lid general waste bin
Meat tray pads Red lid general waste bin
Medicines Return to pharmacy
Milk bottles (glass) Yellow lid recycling bin
Milk bottles (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Milk cartons (not silver lined) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Milk cartons (silver lined) Red lid general waste bin 
Mineral turpentine Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Mobile phones Any of City libraries
Motor oil Henderson Waste Recovery Park
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Nappies (disposable) Red lid general waste bin
Needles Return to pharmacy
Newspapers Yellow lid recycling bin
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Oil (cooking) Red lid general waste bin
Oil (motor) Henderson Waste Recovery Park
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Paint  Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Paint tins Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Paper bags Yellow lid recycling bin 
Paper (not shredded) Yellow lid recycling bin
Paper (shredded) Red lid general waste bin
Paper towel rolls Yellow lid recycling bin
Pasta/rice bags (plastic) REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin 
Pens/biros/textas/pencils Red lid general waste bin
Pest control concentrates Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Pet food cans/tins Yellow lid recycling bin
Petrol and flammable liquids Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Phone books Yellow lid recycling bin
Picture frames (broken) Red lid general waste bin
Picture frames (intact) Give to charity
Pizza boxes (clean) Yellow lid recycling bin
Pizza boxes (soiled) Red lid general waste bin 
Placemats Red lid general waste bin
Plastic bottle lids Red lid general waste bin
Plastic containers Yellow lid recycling bin
Plastic containers (large) Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection 
Plastic cutlery  Red lid general waste bin
Plastic bags REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin
Plastic plant pots Red lid general waste bin
Plastic (soft) REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin
Plate glass Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Poisons (liquid/solid) Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Polystyrene (small items) Red lid general waste bin
Polystyrene (large items) Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Pool chemicals Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Pottery Red lid general waste bin
Printer cartridges Any of City libraries
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Rat poison Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Rope Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
Rubber tyres Henderson Waste Recovery Park
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Sanitary pads Red lid general waste bin
Sauce bottles (glass) Yellow lid recycling bin
Sauce bottles (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Seedling containers Red lid general waste bin
Shampoo bottles (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Shoes (reusable) Give to charity
Shoes (not reusable) Red lid general waste bin 
Smoke alarms Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Soap Red lid general waste bin
Soft drink bottles (glass) Yellow lid recycling bin
Soft drink bottles (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Soft drink cans Yellow lid recycling bin
Soft plastics REDcycle drop off point or red lid general waste bin
Soil Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Spirit bottles Yellow lid recycling bin
Steel cans Yellow lid recycling bin
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Takeaway food containers (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin
Takeaway food containers (polystyrene) Red lid general waste bin 
Tampons Red lid general waste bin
Terracotta tiles/pots Red lid general waste bin
Timber Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
Timber (treated) Henderson Waste Recovery Park
Tissues Red lid general waste bin
Toilet paper rolls (cardboard tube) Yellow lid recycling bin
Toothbrushes Red lid general waste bin
Toothpaste tubes Red lid general waste bin 
Tops (jars/bottles - plastic) Red lid general waste bin
Tops (jars/bottles - metal) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Toys (broken) Red lid general waste bin
Toys (intact) Give to charity
Tyres Henderson Waste Recovery Park
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Vacuum cleaner dust Red lid general waste bin
Vinyl school bags (broken) Red lid general waste bin
Vinyl school bags (intact) Give to charity
Other vinyl (kitchen tiles etc) Red lid general waste bin
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Washing powder boxes Yellow lid recycling bin 
Water bottles (glass) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Water bottles (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin 
Waxed cardboard Red lid general waste bin
Waxed paper Red lid general waste bin
Weeds Lime green lid garden waste bin
White goods Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
Windowpanes Henderson Waste Recovery Park 
Wine bottles Yellow lid recycling bin
Wood (garden prunings) Lime green lid garden waste bin
Wooden planks/ furniture Henderson Waste Recovery Park or junk verge collection
Wrapping paper Yellow lid recycling bin
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X-rays Return to source
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Yoghurt containers (plastic) Yellow lid recycling bin
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