Recyclable Materials

List of materials suitable for recycling in Council's yellow-lidded kerbside collection system and through Council's waste and recycling centres.

Kerbside recycling

Plastics

Allowable materials

  • 2 litre soft drink bottles
  • cooking oil bottles
  • peanut butter jars
  • fruit juice containers
  • detergent bottles
  • milk bottles
  • cream bottles
  • fruit juice, cordial, mineral water bottles
  • oil bottles
  • ice cream tubs
  • yogurt tubs
  • margarine containers

Non-Allowable Materials

  • Plastic Bags
  • hoses
  • plastic wraps and films
  • plastic fabrics
  • plastic furniture
  • washing baskets
  • hesian sacks
  • clothing
  • car parts

Paper and Cardboard

Allowable materials

  • magazines
  • newspapers
  • cardboard boxes
  • pizza boxes
  • milk and juice cartons
  • junk mail
  • telephone directories
  • office paper
  • envelopes

  Non-Allowable Materials

  • shredded paper
  • shredded cardboard

Steel and Aluminium Cans

Allowable materials

  • steel cans
  • aluminium cns
  • empty aerosol cans
  • clean aluminium foils and pie trays

Non-Allowable Materials

  • coat hangers
  • car parts
  • scrap metals 
  • gas bottles

Glass

Allowable materials

  • green glass bottles and jars
  • brown glass bottles and jars
  • clear glass bottles and jars

Non-Allowable Materials

  • light globes
  • crokery
  • ceramics
  • other cookware (pyrex)
  • DO NOT break glass

Waste and recycling centre recycling

Crookwell - Grabben Gullen Road, Crookwell

Recyclable Materials:

  • Glass (clear, green and brown)
  • Batteries
  • Scrap metals (including cars)
  • White goods
  • Mattresses - Charges apply
  • Plastic
  • Paper and Cardboard 

Gunning - Dalton Road, Gunning

Recyclable Materials:

  • Glass (clear, green and brown)
  • Batteries
  • Scrap metals (including cars)
  • White goods
  • Mattresses - Charges apply
  • Plastic
  • Paper and Cardboard

Collector - Currawang Road, Collector

Recyclable Materials:

  • Glass (clear, green and brown)
  • Batteries
  • Scrap metals (including cars)
  • White goods
  • Mattresses - Charges apply
  • Plastic
  • Paper and Cardboard

Taralga - Old Showground Road, Taralga

Recyclable Materials:

  • Glass (clear, green and brown)
  • Batteries
  • Scrap metals (including cars)
  • White goods
  • Mattresses - Charges apply
  • Plastic
  • Paper and Cardboard

Bigga - Mulgowrie Street

Recyclable Materials:

  • Scrap metals (including cars)
  • Glass (clear, green and brown)
  • Plastic
  • Paper and cardboard

NO BATTERIES OR MATTRESSES

Tuena - Cemetery Road, Tuena

Recyclable Materials:

  • Scrap metals (including cars)
  • Glass (clear, green and brown)
  • Plastic
  • Paper and cardboard

NO BATTERIES OR MATTRESSES

Contact Details

  • Operations Section
  • Phone: (02) 4830 1053
  • Fax: (02) 4832 2066
  • council@upperlachlan.nsw.gov.au