A - Z of Waste

Your A - Z Guide for Disposing of your Waste Correctly

From  Aerosol Cans to X-rays below is a list of common household items and information on the best way to dispose of them correctly.

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  • Acids and Alkalis

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Acids and alkalis can be disposed of at a Household Chemical Cleanout day for more information on the next event near you please call 131 555 or visit www.cleanout.com.au

  • Aerosol Cans (empty)

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Empty aerosol cans are 100% recyclable. Please place empty aerosol cans into your yellow-lid recycling bin (Please remove the plastic cap and place this in your red-lid general waste bin).

  • Air Conditioners

    Contractor removal

    When replacing your air conditioner simply ask your contracted installer to remove the old unit for you.

    Household Clean-up Service Small air conditioners can be removed as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see  Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Aluminium Cans, Foil, Pie Trays

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Aluminium cans, foil, pie trays and other aluminium packaging can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Ammonia (Cleaning)

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Ammonia and other household cleaners can be disposed of at a Household Chemical Cleanout day for more information on the next event near you please call 131 555 or visit www.cleanout.com.au

  • Ammunition

    Contact Police

    Contact the Police assistance Line on 131 444 for information, collection and disposal of bullets, grenades and safety fuses.

  • Animals (Deceased)

    Vet

    Contact your local vet for burial and disposal options, fees may apply.

    Burial

    Small pets such as rabbits or fish can be buried in the garden or wrapped up and disposed of in your red-lid general waste bin. DO NOT put large pets in your bins.

  • Ant Bait

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Ant baits and other pesticides can be disposed of at a Household Chemical Cleanout day for more information on the next event near you please call 131 555 or visit www.cleanout.com.au

  • Antifreeze

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Antifreeze and other toxic automotive fluids can be disposed of at a Household Chemical Cleanout day for more information on the next event near you call 131 555 or visit www.cleanout.com.au

  • Appliances

    Community Recycling Centre

    Small electrical appliances can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

  • Asbestos

    Licenced Contractor

    Asbestos can NEVER be disposed of in your household bins, skip bins, Council Household Clean-up or by roadsides. A licensed collector at a facility licensed to dispose of asbestos must deal with asbestos.

    For more information on how to deal with Asbestos, see SafeWork NSW to find a licensed asbestos remover.

  • Ash

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Ash (not hot) can be bagged and disposed of in your red-lid general waste bin.

  • Audio Tapes

    Sell/Giveaway

    Unwanted second hand audio tapes can be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Audio tapes can be removed as part of a Household Clean-up. Simply box them into manageable numbers. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Auto Transmission Fluid

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Auto transmission fluid as well as other automotive wastes can be disposed of at a Household Chemical Cleanout day for more information on the next event near you please call 131 555 or visit www.cleanout.com.au