Welcome to the ‘Why waste it?’ Which Bin website
Our A-Z guide will assist you in knowing what items go in ‘Which Bin’ and how to divert resources from landfill, transforming them into reusable and recyclable materials. This directory lists common household items in alphabetical order and indicates ‘Which Bin’ they go by the colour of the corresponding bin lid.
The central question of ‘Why waste it?’ focuses the campaign on waste avoidance and increasing resource recovery. This is encouraged through the waste hierarchy principals of – Avoid, Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle and Compost by highlighting these as alternative options to ‘wasting it’. A number of alternative options may be listed for various items where there are more than one way to recycle or dispose of the item.