A to Z Waste and Recycling Guide

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Item   Where to place item
Aerosol cans (empty)    Recycling bin
Aerosol cans (full)   Detox Your Home
Aluminium foil (scrunched)   Recycling bin 
Animal waste (bagged)    Garbage bin 
Appliances   

Donate or rehome

Hard waste collection

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 
Asbestos   Licensed landfill 
Ash from wood (cold only)   Garbage bin 
Automotive oil (max 20L and in containers)    Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 
Avocado seeds  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin 

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B

Item Where to place item
Baby/wet wipes Garbage bin 
Baking paper Garbage bin
Band aids Garbage bin
Baskets (natural)

Donate or rehome

Garbage bin

Baskets (plastic)

Donate or rehome

Garbage bin

Batteries (car) 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Batteries (household)

B-cycle drop-off points

Stonnington Recycling Stations

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

BBQs (mostly metal) 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Beauty products / cosmetics (empty)

TerraCycle via David JonesMECCA or Priceline

Garbage bin

Beauty products / cosmetics (full)  Detox Your Home 
Beds and bed bases

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Beer bottles (glass)  Recycling bin 
Beer cans Recycling bin 
Berry punnets Recycling bin
Bicycles

Donate or rehome

Hard waste collection

Bike tyre tubes

Recycle via Recycle Bike Tyres Partners

Garbage bin

Binders/folders

Donate or rehome

Garbage bin

Biscuit trays (plastic) Recycling bin
Blankets

Donate or rehome

Garbage bin

Blankets (electric)

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Bleach (in containers) Detox Your Home 
Bones (raw)  

Food and green waste bin, compost at home 

Garbage bin

Bones (cooked)   Garbage bin  
Books (paper, covers removed)  

Donate or rehome 

Recycling bin 

Bottles (plastic or glass)  Recycling bin  
Bottle tops/lids (plastic or metal)  

Left on bottles: Recycling bin 

By themselves: Garbage bin  

Boxes (cardboard, flattened)

Donate or rehome 

Recycling bin 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Branches (smaller than 40cm)

Food and green waste bin, compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Branches (smaller than 40cm, bundled)  Hard waste collection
Branches (larger than 40cm)  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Branches (larger than 40cm, bundled)    Hard waste collection
Bread bags (plastic only)

Recycle via REDcycle at your local supermarket

Garbage bin 

Bread, cakes and pastries  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home  

Garbage bin  

Bread tags (cardboard, in a used paper envelope only) Recycling bin 
Bread tags (plastic)

Recycle via OZ Breadtags for Wheelchairs

Garbage bin 

Bricks and rubble 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Brochures (paper)

Recycling bin 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Broken glass (bottles and jars)  Recycling bin  
Broken glass (not bottles or jars, wrapped)

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin  

Bubble wrap

Recycle via REDcycle at your local supermarket (large sheets cut down to A3 size)

Garbage bin 

Building materials

e.g. bricks, rubble, concrete, treated timber, etc.

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Skip bin hire / private service 

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C

Item Where to place item

Cameras

Recycle via Ted's Cameras

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Cans (metal)

Recycling bin

Cans (metal)

Recycling bin

Cartons (refrigerated)

Recycling bin

Cartons (long-life / Tetra Pak)

Garbage bin

Car batteries

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Car parts

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection          

Car tyres  Hard waste collection    
Car wax     Detox Your Home 
Cardboard (unwaxed)   

Recycling bin 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Cardboard (waxed)  

Garbage bin 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Carpet and underlay  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Cartridges (printer/toner)  Officeworks   
CDs/DVDs and cases 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Garbage bin

CD/DVD players

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Cellophane 

Recycle via REDcycle at your local supermarket 

Garbage bin 

Ceramics (broken, wrapped)  

Garbage bin 

Hard waste collection  

Ceramics (intact)   

Donate or rehome

Garbage bin 

Hard waste collection   

Cereal and grains 

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin

Cereal boxes    Recycling bin
Cereal box inserts (soft plastic)  

Recycle via REDcycle at your local supermarket 

Garbage bin 

Chemicals (household)  Detox Your Home   
Chicken (meat and raw bones)  

Food and green waste bin 

Garbage bin   

Chicken (cooked bones)     Garbage bin    

Chip packets (foil-look soft plastic)   

Recycle via REDcycle at your local supermarket 

Garbage bin   

Chocolate wrappers (foil-look soft plastic) 

Recycle via REDcycle at your local supermarket 

Garbage bin   

Christmas trees (natural)  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Christmas trees (natural, less than 1.5m, bundled)    Hard waste collection (no more than 1.5 m, bundled)  
Christmas trees (plastic)  

Donate or rehome 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin

Cigarette butts (cold)  Garbage bin    
Cigarette lighters (empty)   Garbage bin    
Cigarette lighters (full)   Detox Your Home 
Cleaning rags    Garbage bin   
Cling / plastic wrap / film (clean and dry)  Garbage bin  

Clothing/textiles 

(damaged, worn out or torn)  

Recycle via Upparel or after.

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Cloth nappies (clean)   

Garbage bin    

Cloth nappies (clean, in good condition)     Donate or rehome (if in good condition) 
Coat hangers (metal) 

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin 

Coat hangers (plastic)  

Donate or rehome  

Garbage bin

Coffee cups and lids (disposable, biodegradable or compostable)   Garbage bin    
Coffee filter papers  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin  

Coffee grounds and beans  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home  

Garbage bin

Coffee pods (disposable)  

Recycle via supplier where available

Garbage bin

Compostable packaging

e.g. containers, cups, plates and bowls, etc. 

Garbage bin / compost at home    
Computers, parts and accessories  

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Computers, parts and accessories (in working condition)

Donate to Womble Tech 
Cooking oil (in containers)    Detox Your Home    
Cooking oil (absorbed in paper towel or newspaper)  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Coolant    Detox Your Home  
Concrete, bricks, rubble   

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Skip bin hire / private service  

Corks (natural)  

 

Compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Corks (synthetic)     Garbage bin    
Cosmetics/make-up containers   

TerraCycle via David Jones or MECCA 

Garbage bin  

Cotton wool/buds    Garbage bin    
Crockery, bakeware, Pyrex and glass food containers (broken, wrapped) 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

 Crockery, bakeware, Pyrex and glass food containers (intact) 

Donate or rehome 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Curtain rods (metal)   

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Curtains 

Donate or rehome

Recycle via Upparel 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin

Cutlery (metal)   

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

 Cutlery (compostable)    Garbage bin   
 Cutlery (disposable)   Garbage bin   

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D

Item Where to place item

Dairy products

e.g. yoghurt, cheese, etc.

Food and green waste bin

Garbage bin 

Detergent (in containers)   Detox Your Home   
Detergent bottles (plastic, empty)       Recycling bin    
Dip containers (plastic, empty)   Recycling bin  
Dirt, stones and soil     Skip bin hire / private service     
Disinfectant (in containers)      Detox Your Home  
Disposable gloves      Garbage bin     
Disposable masks      Garbage bin     
Disposable nappies (empty, bagged)  Garbage bin   
Dog poo / pet poo (bagged)       

Dedicated pet poo home composting system

Garbage bin     

Doors (metal)   

Donate or rehome               

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Doors (wood)    

Donate or rehome 

Hard waste collection   

Downlights (halogen)   

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection   

Drain cleaner     Detox Your Home 
Drinking glasses, wine glasses, crystal glassware (broken, wrapped)  

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Drinking glasses, wine glasses, crystal glassware (intact)    

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Drums (metal, empty)    

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Dryer lint    Garbage bin       
DVDs     

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Garbage bin    

DVD players   

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

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E

Item Where to place item

Earphones/headphones

(wired or wireless) 

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection   

Eggs and eggshells  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Egg cartons (cardboard)     Recycling bin     
Electrical appliances (small)   

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Electrical appliances (large)     

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Electrical chargers, cords and cables  

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

E-waste (small)

e.g. household batteries, USBs, mobile phones, anything with a battery or cord, etc. 

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection   

E-waste (large)

e.g. cameras, TVs, printers, appliances, anything with a battery or cord, etc. 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

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F

Item Where to place item
Face masks (reusable)   Garbage bin 
Face masks (reusable)  Garbage bin   
Fats and oils (in containers)   Detox Your Home  
Fats and oils (absorbed in paper towel or newspaper)  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Fertilisers (in containers)         Detox Your Home  
Fire extinguishers   Detox Your Home  

Fish and seafood

e.g. fish, prawns, raw bones, etc.  

Food and green waste bin

Garbage bin  

Fish and seafood (including cooked bones and oyster shells)   Garbage bin   
Floppy disks   

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Flowers  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Fluorescent tubes/globes  

Stonnington Recycling Stations (Toorak / South Yarra Library only) 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Flyscreens (metal)  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Foam underlay   

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Foil (aluminium, scrunched)    Recycling bin   
Food scraps/waste  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin

Fridges / freezers  

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Fruit/berry punnets (plastic)        Recycling bin   
Fruit and vegetable scraps/waste  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Fruit/produce bags (soft plastic, remove metal)   

Recycle via REDcycle (at your local supermarket)   

Garbage bin

Fruit/produce bags (netted)   Garbage bin  
Fruit/produce bags (reusable fabric)   Garbage bin   
Frying pan (metal)      

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin  

Fuel (petrol, diesel or kerosene)   Detox Your Home  
Furniture  

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

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G

Item Where to place item

Garden/green waste  

e.g. leaves, lawn or grass clippings, weeds and small branches, etc.

 

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Garbage bin 

Gas bottles and canisters (empty)    

Find a location

Gas bottles and canisters (full)    Detox Your Home  

Glass (not bottles or jars, broken)

e.g. drinking glasses, window and mirror glass, vases, etc. 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Glass (not bottles or jars, intact)

e.g. drinking glasses, window and mirror glass, vases, etc.  

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Glass bottles (empty)   Recycling bin  
Glass jars (empty)     Recycling bin  
Glasses (reading/eye)    

Donate via Specsavers 

Garbage bin    

Glossy paper   Recycling bin
Gloves (disposable) Garbage bin  
Gloves (fabric)   

Donate or rehome 

Garbage bin 

GPS systems  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Glues   Detox Your Home  
Greeting cards (paper only)   Recycling bin  

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H

Item Where to place item
Hair

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin                

Halogen downlights  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection   

Hay/straw    

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Headphones/earphones (wired or wireless)   

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Hearing aids    

Donate to Recycled Sound 

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Herbicides / weed killers (in containers)    Detox Your Home  
Hi-fi / sound systems   

Donate or rehome   

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Home security systems  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Hoses   Garbage bin  
Hot water units 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Household chemicals   Detox Your Home  

Hygiene and sanitary products

e.g. pads, tampons, liners, nappies, etc. 

Garbage bin   

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I

Item
Where to place item  
Ice cream / icy pole sticks (wood) Garbage bin
Ice cream containers and lids (plastic, empty)   Recycling bin  
Ice cream containers and lids (cardboard with plastic lining)   Garbage bin  
Insect spray/pesticides (in containers) Detox Your Home
Ink/toner cartridges   Officeworks  
Inverters (power)   

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Irons (for clothing)   

Donate or rehome  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

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J    

Item
Where to place item
Jars (glass, empty) Recycling bin
Juice cartons (refrigerated) Recycling bin
Juice cartons (long-life / Tetra Pak)   Garbage bin  
Junk mail   Recycling bin  

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K    

Item Where to place item
Kitty litter (paper or clay only, cat poo removed)

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Kitty litter (other) Garbage bin 

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L    

Item Where to place item
Laminated paper

Garbage bin

Lamps 

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection

Laptops 

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Laptops (in working condition) Donate to Womble Tech  
Lawn/grass clippings  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Leaf blowers    

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Leaves    

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin   

Leftovers (food)   

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Lids (metal or plastic)   

Left on bottles: Recycling bin 

By themselves: Garbage bin 

Light bulbs  

Stonnington Recycling Stations – Toorak/South Yarra Library only 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Lollies    

Food and green waste bin 

Garbage bin 

Lolly wrappers    Garbage bin  
Long-life milk and juice cartons (Tetra Pak)   Garbage bin  
Lunch boxes (plastic)   

Donate or rehome 

Recycling bin 

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M

Item Where to place item
Magazines

Recycling bin  

Make-up or cosmetics containers

TerraCycle via David Jones or MECCA 

Garbage bin

Make-up or cosmetics containers (empty) TerraCycle via Priceline 
Make-up pads    Garbage bin  
Massagers / massage chairs   

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Margarine or butter containers (plastic, empty)   Recycling bin  
Mattresses  

Donate or rehome 

Recycle via Bed CollectSoft Landing or others 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Meat, meat scraps, raw bones  

Food and green waste bin 

Garbage bin 

Meat trays (foam)    Garbage bin  
Meat trays (plastic, empty)   Recycling bin  
Medical/clinical waste   

Private service

Medicine (unwanted or expired)  

Local pharmacy

Detox Your Home  

Medicine bottles (plastic or glass, empty)   Recycling bin  
Metal   

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Milk bottles (plastic, empty)   Recycling bin  
Milk cartons (refrigerated, empty)   Recycling bin  
Milk cartons (long-life / Tetra Pak)   Garbage bin  
Mirrors (broken and wrapped)   Garbage bin  
Mirrors (intact)  

Donate or rehome

Garbage bin  

Mobile phones   

Recycle via MobileMuster

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Mobile phone chargers   

Recycle via MobileMuster

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Motor oil container (full)   Detox Your Home  
Motor oil container (empty)   

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Garbage bin

Hard waste collection

Mouse/rat poison (in containers)   Detox Your Home  
Musical instruments (electric or battery-operated)  

Donate or rehome  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Musical instruments (other)   

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

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N   

Item Where to place item
Nail polish and remover

Detox Your Home

Napkins/serviettes (paper)

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin

Nappies (empty, bagged)    Garbage bin  
Newspapers (clean, dry)   

Recycling bin 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Newspaper (soiled or wet)   

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin  

Nuts, shells and seeds   

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin  

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O   

Item Where to place item
Office paper    

Recycling bin 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

 
Oils (cooking oils absorbed in newspaper or paper towel)    

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Oils (cooking oils in containers)   Detox Your Home  
Oils (motor)  

Detox Your Home

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Olive pits   

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin   

Ovens/stoves    

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Oyster shells    Garbage bin  

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P

Item Where to place item

Paint (in containers)

Paintback partners

Paint containers (empty)

Paintback partners

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Paint stripper   Detox Your Home  
Pallets (wood)    

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Paper   

Recycling bin 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Paper (shredded, in box)  Recycling bin    
Paper (shredded)    

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Paperboard (cereal and tissue boxes)   

Recycling bin 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Paper bags    Recycling bin   
Paper towel

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Paper towel roll insert    Recycling bin  
Pasta and rice    

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin  

Pencils and pencil shavings   Garbage bin  
Pens and markers   Officeworks  
Perfume bottles (glass or plastic)   Garbage bin  
Perspex   

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Pet food tins (empty)   Recycling bin  
Pet poo  

Dedicated pet poo home composting system

Garbage bin  

Pharmaceuticals (old)   Detox Your Home  
Phone books   

Recycling bin  

Cancel book delivery

Photocopiers   

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Photographs   Garbage bin  
Photograph negatives  

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station  

Photograph slides   

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Picture frames  

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Pillows    

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Pizza boxes (empty)   Recycling bin  
Placemats  

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Plant cuttings  

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin 

Plant pots (plastic, empty)    Recycling bin   
Plant pots (ceramic, clay or terracotta)   

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin 

Plasterboard    

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Plastic bags    

Recycle via REDcycle (at your local supermarket)

Garbage bin  

Plastic bottles (from the kitchen/pantry, laundry or bathroom)   Recycling bin  
Plastic containers (from the kitchen/pantry, laundry or bathroom)    Recycling bin  
Plastic garden pots and seed punnets   Recycling bin  
Plastic strapping      Garbage bin    

Plastic trays

e.g. biscuit, meat, etc.  

Recycling bin  

Plastic tubs

e.g. butter, margarine, yoghurt, etc.

Recycling bin  
   
Plastics (other)  
Garbage bin
Plastic wrap / cling wrap / cling film (soft plastic, clean and dry)   

Recycle via REDcycle (specific brands only at your local supermarket) 

Garbage bin

Plastic wrappers (soft plastic) 

Recycle via REDcycle (at your local supermarket) 

Garbage bin

Polystyrene/Styrofoam    

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station (for disposal)

Garbage bin 

Pool chemicals and salts (in containers) 
Detox Your Home   
Postage bags/satchels (compostable)   Garbage bin / compost at home  
Postage bags/satchels (paper)   Recycling bin     
Postage bags/satchels (soft plastic)    

Recycle via REDcycle (at your local supermarket)

Garbage bin

Pots and pans (metal)    

Donate or rehome 

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin  

Poultry (cooked bones)   Garbage bin  
Poultry (meat and raw bones)  

Food and green waste bin 

Garbage bin 

Power boards    

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

 
Power tools    

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Hard waste collection  

Printer cartridges    Officeworks    
Printers and scanners  

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection  

Prunings and cuttings (plant material)    

Food and green waste bin / compost at home 

Garbage bin   

Pump, spray and trigger lids    

Left on bottles: Recycling bin 

By themselves: Garbage bin 

Pyrex (broken, wrapped)   

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin  

Pyrex (intact)    

Donate or rehome 

Hard waste collection 

Garbage bin  

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R

Radios

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Rapid Antigen Tests (bagged)  Garbage bin 

Rat/mouse poison (in containers)

Detox Your Home

Receipt paper

Garbage bin

Records (vinyl)

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Record players

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Remotes

Stonnington Recycling Stations

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Reusable bags (soft plastic)

Recycle via REDcycle (at your local supermarket)

Garbage bin

Rice and pasta

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

Rubber bands

Garbage bin

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Salad

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

Sanitary/hygiene products

e.g. pads, tampons, liners, nappies, etc.

Garbage bin

School bags

Donate or rehome

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Scrap metal

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Seafood (cooked bones or oyster shells)

Garbage bin

Seafood (other) 

Food and green waste bin

Garbage bin 

Seedling containers (plastic)

Recycling bin

Shelves (metal)

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Shelves (plastic)

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Shoes

Donate or rehome

Recycle via Upparel

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Shredded paper

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

Shredded paper (in a box)  Recycling bin     

Smoke alarms

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Soft drink bottles (plastic)

Recycling bin

Soft plastics

Recycle via REDcycle (at your local supermarket)

Garbage bin

Soil and stones

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Solar panels

Recycle via Ecoactiv or Reclaim PV Recycling

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Solvents

Detox Your Home

Spirit bottles (glass, empty)

Recycling bin

Sporting goods

Donate to Boots for All

Garbage bin

Spray, trigger and pump lids

Left on bottles: Recycling bin

By themselves: Garbage bin

Staples

Garbage bin

Steel tins and cans

Recycling bin

Steel (not tins and cans)

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Sticks/twigs

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

Stone fruit pits/ stones

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

Stoves

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Straw/hay

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

Straws (plastic or paper)

Garbage bin

Straws (reusable metal)

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Garbage bin

String/twine (natural)

Garbage bin

String/twine (plastic)

Garbage bin

Syringes

Syringe disposal units

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Tablets

e.g. iPads, etc.

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Recycling Stations

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Takeaway containers (cardboard, empty)

Recycling bin

Takeaway containers (cardboard with plastic lining)

Garbage bin

Takeaway containers (compostable)

Garbage bin

Takeaway containers (plastic, empty)

Recycling bin

Tea (loose leaf)

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

Tea bags (natural or paper, staples removed)

Compost at home

Garbage bin

Televisions

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Terracotta/ceramic plant pots

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Tetra Pak (long-life milk or juice cartons)

Garbage bin

Textiles/clothing (good condition)

Donate or rehome

Recycle via Upparel

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Textiles/clothing (damaged, worn out or torn)

Recycle via Upparel or after.

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Thermostats

Stonnington Recycling Stations

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Tiles

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Timber branches/stumps (small)

Food and green waste bin

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Timber branches/stumps (large)

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Skip bin hire / private service

Timber

e.g. treated wood, fences, etc.

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Skip bin hire / private service

Tins (metal)

Recycling bin

Tissues

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

Toilet paper rolls

Recycling bin

Toner/ink cartridges

Officeworks

Tools (electric or battery-operated)

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Tools (metal)

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes

Garbage bin

TerraCycle

Towels

Donate or rehome

Recycle via Upparel

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Toys (electric or battery-operated)

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Toys (plastic)

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Tree branches/roots (small)

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Garbage bin

Tree branches/roots (small, bundled) Hard waste collection

Tree branches/roots (large)

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Skip bin hire / private service

Tree branches/roots (large, bundled) Hard waste collection

Trigger, spray and pump lids

Left on bottles: Recycling bin

By themselves: Garbage bin

Tupperware (plastic)

Recycling bin

Tyres (bicycle)

Donate or rehome

Recycle via Recycle Bike Tyres Partners

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Tyres (car and motorbike)

Recycle via Tyre Stewardship Australia partners

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Tyres (truck)

Recycle via Tyre Stewardship Australia partners

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station 

Twine/string (natural)

Garbage bin

Twine/string (plastic)

Garbage bin

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Vacuum cleaner dust (bagged)

Garbage bin

Vacuum cleaners

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Vegetable scraps/waste

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

VHS tapes and cases

Stonnington Recycling Stations

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Garbage bin

Video/VCR players

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Video game consoles

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Vinyl floor coverings

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Vinyl records

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

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Watches

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Wax

e.g. cheese, wine bottles, hair removal and furniture

Garbage bin

Washing machines

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Waxed paper/cardboard

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Garbage bin

Weed killers / herbicides

Detox Your Home

Weeds

Food and green waste bin / compost at home

Garbage bin

Wet/baby wipes

Garbage bin

Whipper snippers

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

White goods

Donate or rehome

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Window glass (wrapped)

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Wine bottles (glass, empty)

Recycling bin

Wire

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Garbage bin

Wood

Stonnington Waste Transfer Station

Hard waste collection

Skip bin hire / private service

Wool

Donate or rehome

Garbage bin

Wrapping paper (paper-based)

Recycling bin

Wrapping paper (plastic coated / shiny)  Garbage bin 

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X Y Z

X-rays

Stonnington Recycling Stations 

Yoghurt containers/tubs (plastic, empty)

Recycling bin

Zips

Garbage bin

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