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What can I do with...

Whether an item is recycled or disposed of as waste depends on where you take it. This guide helps you make the best choices you can for the environment.

Tick iconLookout for options marked with this symbol to ensure the reuse/recycling of that item.

  • Recycling Bin icon
    • Aerosols
    • Aluminium cans
    • Bottles
    • Cans
    • Cardboard
    • Cards and paper
    • Containers
    • Egg cartons
    • Envelopes
    • Food containers
    • Glass
    • Magazines
    • Newspapers
    • Paper
    • Paper towels rolls
    • Pizza boxes
    • Shampoo bottles
    • Tissue boxes
    • Toilet rolls
  • Household Waste Bin icon
    • Food
    • Garden prunings
    • Green waste
    • Vegetables
    • Bowls
    • Branches
    • Cardboard
    • Ceramic bowls
    • Ceramic cups
    • China
    • Corks
    • Cutlery
    • Dialysis bags
    • Drinking glasses
    • Flowers
    • Foam
    • Hangers
    • Hoses
    • Light bulbs
    • Meat trays
    • Nappies
    • Paper plates
    • Paper towels
    • Plastic bags
    • Plastic Wrap
    • Plates
    • Polystyrene
    • Porcelain
    • Pots and pans
    • Pyrex
    • Tea bags
    • Textiles
    • Tissues
  • Waste Recycling Centre icon
    • Batteries
    • Branches
    • Bricks
    • Car batteries
    • Cardboard
    • Concrete
    • Electronic waste
    • Gas cylinders
    • Guttering
    • Household appliances
    • Blenders
    • Toasters
    • Microwaves
    • Mattress
    • Scrap metal
    • Stumps and logs
    • Tiles
    • Timber
    • Windows
    • Engine oil
    • Asbestos
    • Carpet
    • Corks
    • Fibro
    • HIFI
    • Hoses
    • Household electronics
    • Painted timber
    • Plasterboard
    • Polystyrene
    • Printer ink and cartridges
    • Printers and photocopiers
    • Sand/soil
    • Tyres
  • Council Clean Up icon
    • Household appliances
    • Blenders
    • Toasters
    • Microwaves
    • Carpet
    • Clothes
    • Cloths
    • Electronic waste
    • Exercise equipment
    • Furniture
    • Garden prunings
    • HIFI
    • Hoses
    • Household electronics
    • Mattress
    • Printer ink and cartridges
    • Printers and photocopiers
    • Stereo and speakers
    • Toys
  • Chemical Clean Up icon
    • Engine oil
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Fluorescent tubing
    • Gas cylinders
    • Oil
    • Engine oil,
    • Paint tins
    • Smoke detectors
    • X-rays
    • Batteries
    • Books
    • Car batteries
    • Chemicals
  • E-waste Collection icon
    • Electronic waste
    • HIFI
    • Microwaves
    • Household electronics
    • Printer ink and cartridges
    • Printers and photocopiers
    • Stereo and speakers
    • Telephones
  • Composting icon
    • Egg cartons
    • Flowers
    • Food
    • Garden prunings
    • Green waste
    • Newspapers
    • Paper towels
    • Paper towels rolls
    • Pizza boxes
    • Tea bags
    • Tissues
    • Toilet rolls
    • Vegetables
    • Cardboard
  • Local Charity icon
    • Books
    • Bowls
    • Ceramic bowls
    • Ceramic cups
    • China
    • Clothes
    • Cloths
    • Cutlery
    • Drinking glasses
    • Furniture
    • HIFI
    • Blenders
    • Plates
    • Porcelain
    • Pots and pans
    • Pyrex
    • Stereo and speakers
    • Textiles
    • Toys
    • Hangers
  • Second-hand Building Supplier icon
    • Bricks
    • Concrete
    • Tiles
    • Timber
    • Sand/soil
  • Other Collection Program icon
    • Cardboard
    • Corks
    • Electronic waste
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Fluorescent tubing
    • Garden prunings
    • Gas cylinders
    • Household appliances
    • Mattress
    • Paint tins
    • Plastic bags
    • Printer ink and cartridges
    • Smoke detectors
    • Telephones
    • X-rays
    • Engine oil
    • Batteries
    • Books
    • Car batteries
    • Chemicals
    • Medication
    • Needles
    • Oil
    • Engine oil,
  • Local Metal Recycler icon
    • Aluminium cans
    • Guttering
    • Household appliances
    • Toasters
    • Scrap metal

Useful resources

We have established that you can’t dump unwanted items on the side of the road, so what else can you do with them?

Council Services

Council has many additional services available to assist with your various disposal/recycling needs. If you need more specific details about them, go to Waste & Recycling Services or contact Holroyd City Council on 9840 9840.