RECYCLE RIGHT 

RECYCLE RIGHT 

The number 1 mistake people can make is putting household recycling in a plastic bag and throwing it in the recycling bin. 

If this does happen, the bag, along with it's contents (recyclable items) will be sent to landfill. 

Please also make sure you don't put anything GROSS (eg dirty nappies, yes that's right, this is a problem...how DISGUSTING!!) in your recycling bin. Part of the recycling process is sorted by hand  - so it is important to keep it as clean as we can. This is why items in plastic bags are not recycled, as it's not safe to open them. The recycling process is interesting, please click on the video below to learn more. 

MORE ON HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING 

Every Council accepts different items in the recycle bin. Learn more and search your local Council click on the below links: 

Brisbane City Council

Moreton Bay Regional Council

Redland City Council

City of Gold Coast

Ipswich City Council

Logan City Council

Scenic Rim Regional Council

Lockyer Valley Regional Council

Somerset Regional Council

Recycling can be confusing - especially as it can vary depending on where you live!

 

So our friends at Cleanaway have designed this poster that is relevant across Australia. 

MORE WAYS TO RECYCLE 

Redcycle recycle soft pastic, things like the outer plastic on toilet paper, bread bacs, soft plastic wrapping on packet on tim tams (the inside part of tim tams can go in your household recycling. 

Recycling your soft plastic at home can cut down the waste sent to landfill quite a lot. Redcycle stations are at many Coles and Woolworths stores. 

SOFT PLASTICS

ORAL AND BEAUTY CARE, COFFEE CAPSULES & MORE

TerraCycle has recycling solutions for almost every form of waste. 

MOBILE PHONES 

How many old mobile phones can you recover and recycle in your school community? 

CDs, DVDs AND E-WASTE

This recycling station accepts all e-waste and more!

CONTAINERS FOR CHANGE 

Make money from recycled containers! You can even donate to EcoMarines with code C10041492.

RECYCLE BATTERIES 

Batteries are toxic and it's important they are recycled and not sent to landfill. 

 The RSPCA and local vets are often in need of old towels and sheets to help keep animals warm and comfortable. 

OLD SHEETS AND TOWELS

INK CARTRIDGES AND MORE

Ink cartridges and so much more ...check out Planet Ark! 

TAKE THE QUIZ

Are you a recycling Guru ? Take the quiz to see how good you are! 

Recycling Videos

How to recycle properly at home, school and your work place.

What happens with items after they're picked up by the recycling truck?

INK CARTRIDGES 

Is your school recycling ink cartridges?? 

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