Miscellaneous

What can I recycle with Perth and Kinross?

What can I recycle with Perth and Kinross?

The key materials Perth and Kinross residents should put in their blue recycling bins are paper, cardboard, plastic containers, cans, tins and cartons.

What can’t you take to your local tip?

Unfortunately, any items that you would usually pay to have disposed of will not be accepted – including tyres, gas bottles, soil & hardcore, vehicle parts, commercial waste, plasterboard and Asbestos.

Where can I recycle paper in Perth?

Local Services

  • City of Canning – Waste Transf… Ranford Road, Canning Vale.
  • Balcatta Recycling Centre. 238 Balcatta Rd, Balcatta.
  • Shred-X Secure Destruction.
  • Fremantle Recycling Centre.
  • Coastal Waste Management.
  • City of Armadale Landfill and…
  • Red Hill Waste Management Faci…
  • Shire Of Mundaring (coppin Roa…

What can I take to Burslem tip?

*Last entry onto the tip will be 15 minutes before closing time*.

Restricted item How much you can bring to the tip
Cement-bonded asbestos (must be double-wrapped and sealed) Four sheets (approximately 180cm by 60cm or 120cm by 90cm) or four (25kg-sized) rubble bags
Used engine oil 25 litres
Car battery two lead acid batteries

What can I recycle in Perth?

Accepted materials

  • Glass bottles and jars – clean and empty – lids off.
  • Plastic bottles and containers – clean and empty – lids off.
  • Paper, newspaper, office paper, magazines, junk mail and phone books (no shredded paper)
  • Drink cartons including fruit juice and milk cartons (no silver-lined UHT cartons)

Can polystyrene be recycled in Perth?

Bulk polystyrene is only recyclable via specialist recycling and can be dropped off at the West Metro Recycling Centre for free by Member and Participating Council residents. Take-away coffee cups and lids are unable to be recycled in WA. Try and avoid single-use and bring your own.

How do I dispose of shredded paper in Perth?

Many council areas accept shredded paper, as long as it’s contained within your recycle bin. To ensure your shredded paper isn’t diverted to landfill, keep your shredded paper free from plastic bags.

Can you put paper in cardboard recycling bin?

What you can recycle. You can put this paper and cardboard you can put in your recycling container: newspapers, magazines and catalogues. milk, juice and soup cardboard cartons (including foil-lined cartons)

Can I take my old freezer to the local tip?

Many people wonder whether they can take their old fridge or freezer to the tip to dispose of it, and the simple answer is yes.

Where can I take my 10c bottles Perth?

With recycling depots located in Balcatta, Buttler/Clarkson, Cockburn Central, Malaga, Shenton Park, Welshpool, Bunbury, Busselton, Geraldton and Kalgoorlie. Return-It has convenient locations you can return your bottles and cans for a 10-cent refund.

How do I dispose of CDs and DVDs in Perth?

Recycling Hubs My absolute favourite recycling hub is the one at Perth City Farm, in East Perth. As well as being a drop-off location for Terracycle, they accept many other hard-to-recycle items, including craft items, corks, CDs and DVDs, lightbulbs, printer cartridges, batteries and eWaste.

Do jar lids go in recycling?

In fact, the recycling industry preference is now for lids to remain attached to bottles and jars. Lids and caps are small and light, so attaching them to larger items keeps them contained during the collection and sorting process and prevents them from jamming machinery.

Are biscuit tins recyclable?

Yes, Food tins and drink cans can be recycled at some out of home recycling points.

Can baking trays be recycled?

Can they be recycled? Pots and pans can’t be recycled from home, but if they’re in good condition, you can donate them to charity or pass them on using platforms like Olio, Freecycle or Gumtree, to name just a few. If they’re beyond use, recycle them at your local household waste recycling centre.

Can a thermos flask be recycled?

You cannot recycled flasks due to the mix of materials.

Why can’t I put shredded paper in recycling?

Shredded paper can be recycled, but not all local councils will collect it for recycling, as some paper mills can’t process it. This is because: Shredding paper weakens it; It could pose problems at paper mills e.g. maintenance and fire hazard issues.

How do I contact the city of Perth’s recycling department?

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact the City on (08) 9461 3333 or wac.inbox@cityofperth.wa.gov.au The city is committed to our waste target to achieve 65 per cent diversion from landfill by 2020. We need your help to make small changes to recycle correctly to reduce our overall waste.

How much waste can I recycle at the Perth City Farm?

A maximum of 20L/kg (or combination) per visit applies. Bulk recycling and general waste can also be dropped off anytime. City of Perth residents can use the Perth City Farm Community Recycling Hub which accepts a range of items that can be recycled.

Does Perth&Kinross council record my personal details for services?

However Perth & Kinross Council only receives the personal details required for the service you are using. For example your date of birth is needed for National Entitlement Card services such as bus passes and Young Scot cards, but we would not require or record those details for a garden waste permit.

How often does the city of Perth do verge collections?

The City of Perth offers a bi-annual residential verge collection for residents. Residential verge collections generally occur in March and September each year. The City’s 2021-22 Waste and Recycling Guide provides more advice on how to master your recycling, and more details on waste and bulk verge collections.