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A – Z ITEM LIST

This directory lists common household items in alphabetical order and indicates ‘Which Bin’ they go by the colour of the corresponding bin lid. Click a Bin Lid above to see what can go in that bin or use the search panel below by typing in your item and selecting from the suggestions provided:
A
Acids
Aerosol Can (empty)
Aerosol Can (not empty)
Airconditioner
Alfoil/ Foil Wrap and Trays
Alkalis
Aluminium Cans
Ammunition
Animal Droppings
Apples (whole or scraps)
Asbestos
Ash
Audio Tapes
B
Bag - Plastic
Bag - Paper
Bag - Green/Enviro reusable shopping bags (polypropylene)
Baking Paper
Balls (sport)
Banana
Barbeque/BBQ
Bark
Basket Ball
Batteries - Household (Single-use Alkaline AA, AAA, C, D & 9V)
Batteries - Motor vehicle/Car
Batteries - Lead Acid (rechargeable mobile phone, car and motorbike)
Batteries - Nickel-cadmium (rechargable - NiCad)
Batteries - Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) or Lithium-ion (laptop batteries)
Bedding
Bed Base/Frame (metal)
Blueberry Punnets (empty)
Beer Bottle (glass)
Beer Can (aluminium)
Bicycle Tyre
Bike
Biodegradable Items
Biscuit Trays (plastic)
Blanket
Bleach
Blinds/window coverings
Blister Pack (plastic and foil composite)
Blister Pack (aluminium foil only)
Bottle Tops/ lids
Bottles (plastic)
Bottles (glass)
Books
Bones (raw and cooked)
Boxes (cardboard)
Brake fluid
Branches
Bread
Bread tags
Bricks / Rubble/ Building Materials/ Rocks
Broken Glass/Crockery
Bubble Wrap
Bullets
C
Calculator
Camera
Cans (drink/ food)
Cardboard (box/containers)
Cartons (milk/juice)
Car Battery
Car Parts
Car Seats (child/baby)
Carpet Underlay
Carpet
Cartridges (printer/toner)
Cassette & VCR Tapes
Cat Faeces/Poo
Cat Food Tins
CD & DVD Cases (not including CD or DVD)
CDs & DVDs
Cellophane
Ceramics/ Crockery
Cereal boxes
Cereal box liner (plastic)
Chain
Chairs
Charcoal/Ash
Chemicals (household or garden)
Chemical drum
Chewing gum
Chip Packets
Chocolate Wrapper
Christmas Tree (live)
Christmas Tree (plastic)
Christmas Decorations (ornaments)
Cigarette Packet/Box
Cling Film Wrap
Clothes Drier
Clothes / Textiles
Clothes line (dismantled)
Coat Hanger
Coffee Cups & Lids - Takeaway (cardboard)
Coffee Cups & Lids Compostable (must state compostable)
Coffee Grounds/Beans
Coffee Pods
Compact Disk Case
Compostable Bags
Compostable Cutlery, Cups and Containers
Compostable Nappies
Computer
Computer Tower
Concrete
Contact Lense
Cooking Oil Containers (empty)
Coolant
Corrugated Iron
Cosmetic containers (plastic)
Cosmetic Jars (glass)
Cosmetics - makeup
Couch
Crockery
Cups (Coffee/disposable)
Cups (paper/cardboard)
Cups (compostable)
Cup-a-soup or noodles
Curtains
Cutlery - Metal
Cut Flowers/Branches
D
Dairy - Milk, Cheese, Yoghurt
Dead Animals (eg small rats)
Deli/ Butchers Paper
Dental Floss container
Digital Camera
Dirt/Soil
Disinfectants
Dog Faeces/Poo
Drink Bottle (plastic)
DVD
DVD Player
E
Egg Cartons
Eggs
Egg Shells
Electronic Waste/E-Waste (anything with a battery or chord)
Engine Oil
Exercise equipment
Eye Glasses
F
Fertiliser
Fencing
Fiber Glass
Firearm
Fire Extinguisher (Halon/BCF or foam/PFAS)
Fire Extinguisher (foam containing PFOA/fluorine)
Fish (meat and bones)
Floor Covering
Flowers
Flower pots, plastic
Fluorescent Lights
Flip-flops (thongs)
Foam (trays/cups/takeaway containers/packaging)
Foil Trays
Foil Wrap
Food
Food Scraps
Freezer
Fridge
Fruit (whole or scraps)
Furniture
G
Garden Hose
Garden Tools
Garden Vegetation
Gas Bottles
Glass (Broken) Drink / Wine/ Window/ Pyrex/ Mirror
Glass - Pyrex
Glass - Plates
Glass - Cups/Drinking
Glass - Sheet
Glass - toughened
Gutters
H
Hair (human and pet hair)
Hair Dryer
Halogen Globe
Hard Drive - Computer
Herbicide
Hi-Fi Equipment
Household Chemicals
Hot Water Service
I
Ice-Cream Sticks (wooden)
Ice-Cream Wrappers
Iron
Incandescent Globes
Insecticide
Insulation
Iron sheet
Irrigation Pipe/Tubing
J
Jar Lids - Metal & Plastic
Jars - Glass & Plastic (empty)
Junk Mail
K
Keyboard
Kitchen Scraps
Kitchen Sink (metal)
L
Laptops
Lattice
Laundry trough/sink
Lawn clippings
Lawn Mower
Lids (plastic/metal)
Light bulbs/globes (incandescent/old style)
Light Fittings
Linoleum/lino
Linen/towels/sheets
Liquid Paint/Chemicals
Lunch Bag (paper)
M
Mailing satchel
Magazines
Manure
Masonite (fiberboard or hardboard made from wood fibre)
Mattress
Meat Tray (plastic)
Meat Tray (foam/polystyrene)
Medicines (unwanted, expired)
Metal Pots and Pans
Metal Lids
Microwave oven
Mirror
Mobile Phones
Mouse (Computer)
Muffin case (paper)
N
Napkins
Needles - Hypodermic
Newspaper wrap (plastic)
O
Oil - Motor
Oil – Cooking
Oven
Oyster Shells
P
Paint (wet)
Paint (dry)
Paint tins (containing wet paint)
Paint tins (empty)
Painted/Treated Timber
Pallets - Wood
Paper (drafting/vellum)
Paper Bags
Paper Clips
Paper Plates
Paper - Shredded
Paper towel (used)
Pavers
Pens, textas and markers
Pencil
Pencil case
Pesticide
Pet Food Bag (plastic)
Pet Hair
Pharmaceuticals
Phone Books
Photo Frame
Pillow
Pizza Box (greasy/soiled)
Plasterboard
Plaster
Plastic Toys
Plastic, soft (even degradable)/ wrapping/film and bags)
Plate (paper)
Plate (compostable ie paper, cardboard or bamboo)
Plate (plastic)
Plate (glass)
Plate (crockery)
Pods (coffee)
Poison
Polystyrene (trays/cups/takeaway containers/packaging)
Poly Pipe
Post-it-Notes
Potting Mix Bag (plastic)
Power Tools
Pots and Pans
Printers
Printer /toner cartridges
Printer paper (and packaging)
Produce Bags (plastic or netted)
PVC Pipe
Pyrex (ovenware)
R
Rags/Old Fabric
Rain Water Tank
Receipts
Refrigerator
Rocks (stones/pebbles)
Rubber Band
Rubble
Rug
S
Safety Glasses
Safety Pins
Sawdust
Scanners
Scrap metal (Wire or Sheet)
Screen Door (metal)
Seafood
Serviettes (Paper)
Sharps
Shoes
Sheet Metal
Shredded Paper
Skirting Boards
Smoke alarm/detector
Soda Stream canister (full)
Sofa
Soil/dirt
Solvents (paint thinners)
Spray bottle top/pump
Stains
Squeeze pouches (food pouch)
Steel Cans & Containers (empty)
Stones
Stove
Straws
Strawberry Punnet (empty)
Styrofoam (trays/cups/takeaway containers/packaging)
Suitcase
Syringes
T
Takeaway Food
Tape (video/cassette)
Telephone books
Television/TV
Timber (raw/untreated)
Timber (painted or treated)
Toaster
Toilet Cistern
Toothbrush
Toothpaste tubes
Toys (plastic)
Tree Prunings (large)
Twigs
Tyres
U
Uninterrupted Power Supply
V
Vacuum Cleaner
Varnishes
Vegetables
Video Tapes/VHS
Video Camera
Video Case (hard plastic)
Vinyl
W
Washing Machine
Waste Oil
Water Bottle (plastic - empty)
Whitegoods
Window Pane
Windscreen
Wine bottle lid (screw cap)
Wine Bladder
Wire
Wood (untreated)
Wood (treated)
Wrapping paper
X
X-rays
Z
Zip lock bags
Zip ties