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Recycling Collection

Each residence is provided with one 240 litre, yellow-lid recycle bin that is emptied fortnightly on the same day as the garbage collection. Additional bins are available (extra charge applies), see the Residential Bins section for more information.

Council will collect:

  • paper and cardboard
  • pizza boxes (with food scraps removed)  and lid separated
  • all see-through glass bottles and jars made of green, brown and clear glass
  • aluminium and steel cans, including aerosol cans, oil cans and empty (dry) paint cans
  • plastic containers with numbers 1 - 7 
  • milk and juice cartons.

Council will NOT collect:

  • facial tissues, waxed paper, paper towels and/or carbon paper
  • ceramics and porcelain, white (malibu) glass, pyrex cookware, mirrors or windows, light globes, sheet glass and poison bottles
  • plastic bags, clingwrap, foam or polystyrene
  • nappies, syringes
  • garden waste - put into your greenwaste bin.

Did you know?

SITA Ryde Resource Recovery Centre

The SITA Ryde Resource Recovery Centre, located at 145 Wicks Road also accepts the following items:

  • TVs
  • Computers
  • Sump Oil
  • Car Batteries
  • White Goods
  • Recyclable Materials
  • Scrap Metal
  • Please call 1300 651 116 for pricing information


Last updated on 22 June 2017