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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

  • Baits

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Baits and other poisons 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

  • Batteries (Car)

    Community Recycling Centre

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

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Car batteries can also 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

  • Batteries (Household)

    Community Recycling Centre

    Household batteries both single use and rechargeable can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

    Retail Bins

    Old household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D and 9V) can be dropped off at your local ALDI, IKEA or Battery World store.

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Household batteries both single use and rechargeable can also 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

  • Bicycles

    Household Clean-up Service

    Bicycles and associated equipment 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.

  • Blankets

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of blankets in good condition. Contact the organisations listed for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old or damaged blankets 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.

  • Bleach

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Bleach and other household cleaners 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

  • Books

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of old books in good condition. Contact the organisations listed for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Old or damaged books can be placed into your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Boxed books 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.

  • Bottle (Glass)

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Glass bottles such as soft drink, wine and beer bottles can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Bottle Tops

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Bottle tops should ideally be removed and placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Bottles (Plastic)

    Yellow -lid Recycling Bin

    Plastic bottles such as soft drink, milk and juice bottles can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Brake Fluid

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Brake fluid and other 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

  • Branches

    Household Clean-up Service

    Branches (1.5m or less in length) can be removed as part of a Household Clean-up. Simply bundle them up ensuring two people can easily lift each bundle. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Bricks and Pavers

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept old or excess bricks and pavers for recycling free or for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘recycling services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Broken Glass (Windows, Drinking Glasses)

    Red-lid General Waste

    Broken glass should be wrapped and placed in the red-lid general waste bin. While glass containers placed in the yellow-lid recycling bin naturally breaks sometimes, avoid deliberately placing broken glass in this bin as it can cause machinery to jam in the sorting process.

  • Bubble wrap

    Red-lid General Waste

    Bubble wrap can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin preferably after being flattened, do not place bubble wrap in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Building Materials

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept old or excess bricks and pavers for recycling free or for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘recycling services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept general building waste for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Bullets, Firearms and Ammunition

    Contact Police

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

  • Cameras

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Community Recycling Centre

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

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    The battery from old cameras can also 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

  • Car Baby Seat

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of household items such as baby car seats. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Household Clean-up Service
    Bulky household items 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.

  • Car Batteries

    Community Recycling Centre

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

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Car batteries can also 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

  • Car Bodies

    Sell/Giveaway

    Unwanted second cars and car bodies can be sold or given away with a number of dealers and car recyclers offering money for old cars. Second-hand cars can also be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

  • Car Parts

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept car parts for recycling for free or potentially even for reimbursement. These businesses can be found under ‘Scrap metal merchants’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Cardboard (Waxed)

    Red-lid General Waste

    Waxed cardboard can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin. Do not place waxed cardboard in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Cardboard Boxes

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Cardboard boxes can be flattened and placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

    Community Recycling Centre

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

  • Cards

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Greeting cards and other cardboard can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Carpet and Underlay

    Household Clean-up Service

    Carpets and underlays rolled up, tied and 1.5m or less in length 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.

  • Cassette Tapes

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Household Clean-up Service

    Cassette tapes can be removed as part of a Household Clean-up. Simply place in a bag or box to assist with removal. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Caustic Soda

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Caustic soda and other household cleaners 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

  • CD Cases

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old CD cases can be removed as part of a Household Clean-up. Simply place in a bag or box to assist with removal. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • CDs, DVDs and Videos

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of CDs and DVDs in good condition contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Household Clean-up Service

    CDs, DVDs and videos 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.

  • Cellophane

    Red-lid General Waste

    Cellophane can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, DO NOT place cellophane or other plastic packaging in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Ceramics

    Red-lid General Waste

    Ceramics can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, DO NOT place ceramics in your yellow-lid recycling bin. If broken, ceramics should be wrapped.

  • Chemicals

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Toxic or poisonous chemicals 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

  • Chlorine and Pool Chemicals

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Pool chlorine, both salts and liquids 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

  • Christmas Decorations and Lights

    Sell/Giveaway

    Unwanted Christmas decorations can be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Household Clean-up Service Christmas decorations 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.

  • Christmas Trees (Artificial)

    Household Clean-up Service

    Christmas trees can be removed as part of a Household Clean-up, provided they are in lengths of no more than 1.2 m. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking. Do not place artificial trees in your green-lid green waste bin.

  • Christmas Tress (Live)

    Compost/ Worm Farm

    The needles and smaller branches of your live Christmas tree can be placed in your compost bin or used as mulch around the garden. Pine needles are usually too hard for worms to digest. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost Bin and Worm Farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Green-lid Green Waste Bin

    The needles and smaller branches can be placed in your green-lid green waste bin unbagged.

    Note: For larger diameter pieces, see Logs and Stumps.

  • Cigarette Butts

    Red-lid General Waste

    Cigarette butts once extinguished can be disposed of in the red-lid general waste bin, DO NOT place cigarette butts in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Public waste bins

    Cigarette butts can also be placed in dedicated butt bins in public areas.

  • Cling Wrap

    Red-lid General Waste

    Cling wrap and other plastic films can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place cling wrap in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Clothing

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of clothing in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old damaged clothing 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.

  • Coat Hangers

    Household Clean-up Service

    Coat hangers of all varieties can be disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Coffee Grounds

    Compost/ Worm Farm

    Coffee grounds can be placed in your worm farm or compost bin and are known to deter snails around the garden. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost Bin and Worm Farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Red-lid General Waste

    Coffee grounds can be bagged and placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place coffee grounds in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Commercial Waste

    Own Service

    Commercial waste must not be placed in residential red bins or public community bins. Businesses have an obligation to organise the disposal of their waste appropriately.

  • Computers

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Community Recycling Centre

    Computers and associated equipment including screens can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

  • Concrete

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept old concrete for recycling free or for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘Recycling services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept concrete for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Cooking Oil

    Community Recycling Centre

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

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Cooking oils can also 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

  • Corks

    Girl Guides

    Guides Australia has various collection points for wine corks that are used for craft activities and actively recycled. Please contact guides@guidesnsw.org.au or phone 9698 3322 for more information.

  • Corrosives

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Corrosive materials such as acids and other toxic chemicals 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

  • Cutlery (Plastic)

    Red-lid General Waste

    Plastic cutlery and plates can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place plastic cutlery in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Demolition Waste

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept some demolition materials for recycling free or for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘recycling services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; you should contact each to find what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Note: Asbestos cannot be disposed of in this way and requires a specialist contractor, see Asbestos for more details.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept demolition waste for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Dialysis Waste

    Red-lid General Waste

    Dialysis wastes can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place dialysis equipment in your yellow-lid recycling bin. Where required, a larger red bin can be provided by filling in this form and providing a medical certificate.

  • Diesel

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Diesel and other fuels 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

  • Disposable nappies

    Red-lid General Waste

    Disposable nappies can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, DO NOT place nappies in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Documents

    Compost

    Shredded plain paper makes a great addition to your compost bin or heap.Liverpool Council offers a $50 rebate back on your compost Bin and Worm Farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Documents, paper and cardboard folders can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged. Do not place shredded paper in your recycle bin.

  • DVD Cases

    Red-lid General Waste

    Old or damaged DVD cases can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place CDs or DVDs in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Boxed DVDs 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.

  • DVDs

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Red-lid General Waste

    Old or damaged DVDs can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place DVDs or CDs in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Boxes of DVDs 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.

  • E-Waste

    Sell/Giveaway

    Unwanted second hand TVs, computers and other types of E-waste can be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Community Recycling Centre

    E- Waste such as TVs and computers can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

  • Electric Blankets

    Household Clean-up Service Electric blankets 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

  • Electrical Cords

    Community Recycling Centre

    Electrical and other similar cords can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

  • Envelopes

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Envelopes with or without windows and other documentation can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged. Do not place shredded paper in your recycle bin.

  • Exercise Equipment

    Household Clean-up Service

    Exercise equipment can be removed as part of a Household Clean-up. Smaller pieces should be boxed for easy removal. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Eye Glasses

    Optometrist

    Check with your local optometrist or eyewear retailer to see whether they have a Lions Clubs Australia collection box for the reuse/recycling scheme.

  • Fabric

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old or damaged fabrics can be placed in a box and disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Fence Palings

    Sell/ Give Away

    Fence palings in good condition can be sold or given away using EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Fence palings can be removed as part of a Household Clean-up provided they are shorter than 1.5m. For more information see  Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Fibro

    See Asbestos

  • Fire Extinguishers

    Community Recycling Centre

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

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Fire extinguishers can also 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

  • Flares

    Contact Roads and Maritime Services

    The safe disposal of out-of-date flares is essential to avoid any injury from unintended or deliberate ignition in a non-emergency situation. For information call Roads and Maritime Services on 13 12 36 or see more information at flare disposal.

  • Flowers (Artificial)

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Artificial flowers can be placed in your red-lid general waste bin.

  • Flowers (Live)

    Compost Bin

    Wilted flowers can be placed in your compost bin or heap once florist foam is removed. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost Bin and Worm Farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Green-lid Green Waste Bin

    Cut flowers that have been removed from wrapping and floristry blocks can be placed in your green-lid green waste bin unbagged.

  • Fluorescent Tubes and Globes

    Community Recycling Centre

    Florescent tubes and globes can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Florescent tubes and bulbs can also 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

  • Foam

    See Polystyrene

  • Fridges & Freezers

    See Refrigerators

  • Fruit and Vegetable Scraps

    Compost Bin / Worm Farm

    Fruit and vegetable scraps make a great addition to you worm farm or compost bin. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost bin and worm farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Fruit and vegetable scraps can be bagged and placed in your red-lid general waste bin.

  • Fuels

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Fuels of all types 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

  • Fungicides

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Fungicides and other garden chemicals 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

  • Furniture

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of furniture in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Bulky furniture 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.

  • Garden and Green Waste

    Compost bin

    Grass clippings, small pruning’s, fallen leaves and other garden wastes can all be added to your compost bin. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost Bin and Worm Farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Green-lid Green Waste Bin

    Grass clippings and other garden waste can be placed in your green-lid green waste bin unbagged.

  • Garden Hoses

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Garden hoses can be placed in your red-lid general waste bin. Do not place in your green-lid green waste bin.

  • Garden Ornaments and Furniture

    Sell/Giveaway

    Unwanted second ornaments and garden furniture can be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Garden ornaments provided they can be comfortably lifted by two people 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.

  • Gas Bottles

    Community Recycling Centre

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

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Gas bottles can also 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

  • Glass Jars and Bottles

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Glass bottles and jars can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Grass Clippings

    Compost bin

    Grass clippings, small pruning’s, fallen leaves and other garden wastes can all be added to your compost bin. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost Bin and Worm Farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Green-lid Green Waste Bin

    Grass clippings and other garden waste can be placed in your green-lid green waste bin unbagged.

  • Greeting Cards

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Greeting cards and other cardboard can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Guns and Explosives

    Contact Police

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

  • Guttering (Metal)

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept guttering for recycling for free or potentially even for reimbursement. These businesses can be found under ‘scrap metal merchants’ in the Yellow Pages; you should contact each to find what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old metal guttering 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. Ensure pieces are no longer than 1.5 m in length.

  • Gyprock/Plasterboard

    See Asbestos

  • Hair

    Compost Bin

    Human and animal hair can be placed in your compost bin or heap. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost Bin and Worm Farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Human and animal hair can be bagged and placed in your red-lid general waste bin.

  • Herbicides

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Herbicides and other garden chemicals 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

  • Hot Water Systems

    Plumber

    Many plumbers can take away and dispose of your old hot water system when they install a new one.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old hot water systems can be disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Household Cleaners

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Household cleaners including bleach 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

  • Ink Cartridges

    Cartridges for Planet Ark

    You can dispose of old ink cartridges in Cartridges for Planet Ark Bins located at Australia Post, Officeworks, Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi and The Good Guys stores.

    Community Recycling Centre

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

  • Insulation Batts

    See Asbestos

    Some insulation can contain asbestos and if you do not know the origin of the insulation you are removing, you should contact a licenced professional before disposal.

  • Jars and Jar Lids

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Jars, jar lids and other glass containers can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Juice Cartons and Poppers

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Juice bottles, cartons and poppers can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Junk Mail

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Junk mail and other glossy paper can be removed from any plastic packaging and placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

    Note: Consider installing a ‘no junk mail’ sticker or sign to avoid this waste.

  • Kitchen Cupboards

    Household Clean-up Service

    Kitchen cupboards 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.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept larger general waste for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Kitchen Sink

    Household Clean-up Service

    Metal sinks can be disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Kitty Litter

    Red-lid General Waste

    Place bagged kitty litter can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin.

  • Laminated Paper

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Laminated paper cannot be recycled and should be placed in your red-lid general waste bin.

  • Laundry Tubs (Metal)

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept laundry tubs for recycling free or for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘scrap metal merchants’ in the Yellow Pages; you should contact each to find what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Metal laundry tubs can be disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see  Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Lawn Mower

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Household Clean-up Service

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

  • Leaves

    Compost bin

    Fallen leaves, grass clippings, small prunings and other garden wastes can all be added to your compost bin. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost bin and worm farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Green-lid Green Waste Bin

    Leaves and other garden waste can be placed in your green-lid green waste bin unbagged.

  • Light Globes

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Old halogen bulbs can be disposed of in your red-lid general waste bin. If broken wrap in newspaper to prevent injury.

    Note: for florescent light bulbs see Florescent Tubes and Globes

  • Linen and Manchester

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of linen and manchester in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Ceramics can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place ceramics in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Whitegoods 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.

  • Lino Flooring

    Household Clean-up Service

    Flooring and underlays rolled up, tied and 1.5m or less in length can be disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Logs and Stumps

    Sell/Giveaway

    Suitable dried logs for firewood can be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Onsite Service

    Tree trunks and stumps can be ground down or mulched by an arborist or tree lopper who can either leave the mulch for your garden or remove it. These services can be found in the Yellow pages under ‘Tree and stump removal services’ or through the internet. As with any trade, ensure when booking that tradespeople are appropriately qualified, experienced and insured.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept tree trunks and stumps for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; you should contact each to find what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Magazines

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Magazines and other glossy papers can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Magnets

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Magnets are not recyclable and should be disposed of in your red-lid general waste bin. Do not place magnets in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Mattresses

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of mattresses free of stains in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Household Clean-up Service

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

  • Meat Trays

    Red-lid General Waste

    Foam meat trays can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place foam trays in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Medicines

    Pharmacist

    Most chemists/ pharmacies accept unwanted, expired or excess medicines for safe disposal.

  • Metal

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept spare and scrap metal for recycling free or with reimbursement. These businesses can be found under ‘scrap metal merchants’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Spare and scrap metal goods 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.

  • Mirrors

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of household goods such as mirrors free of stains in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

  • Mobile Phones

    Community Recycling Centre

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

    Mobile Muster Bins

    Mobile Muster is a national program that collects old mobile phones with drop off bins located in Liverpool City Council Libraries, Post Offices along with many banks and phone shops.

  • Motor Oil

    Community Recycling Centre

    Old cooking and motor oils (up to 20L) can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Motor oils and other automotive chemicals can also 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

  • Nappies

    Red-lid General Waste

    Disposable nappies can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place nappies in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Needles and Syringes

    Be Sharps Safe Program

    Liverpool City Council has partnered with selected local pharmacies to provide free collection of sharps for diabetics and other sharps users. Simply take your sharps in a puncture proof container to a participating pharmacy. Public venue disposal bins have also been placed in selected areas available 24 hours to the public who require sharps disposal. For locations, see Sharps Safe Program

  • Newspapers

    Compost Bin

    Old newspaper that has been shredded makes an excellent addition to your home compost bin. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost bin and worm farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Newspapers can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged. Do not shred newspaper going into your recycle bin.

  • Oil (Motor and Cooking)

    Community Recycling Centre

    Old cooking and motor oils (up to 20L) can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Old cooking and motor oils 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

  • Ovens

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old ovens can be disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Paints

    Community Recycling Centre

    Old and unused paint (up to 100L) can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

    Paintback

    Old and unused paint (up to 100L) can be disposed of at a number of collection locations under the Paintback scheme. For a list of sites see here.

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Paint can also 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

  • Paper

    Compost Bin

    Old paper that has been shredded makes an excellent addition to your home compost bin. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost Bin and Worm Farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Old paper can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged. Do not Shred Paper going into your recycle bin.

  • Pesticides

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Pesticides and other poisons 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

  • Petrol

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Petrol and other fuels 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

  • Phone Books

    Directory Select

    If you are receiving unwanted or unrequired phone books, you can cancel this service by contacting Directory Select.

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Phone books can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Photos

    Red-lid General Waste

    Photographs can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place photos in your yellow-lid recycling bin as the chemicals contained in the photograph contaminate the paper.

  • Pizza Boxes

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Empty pizza boxes can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged. Ensure excess pizza is removed.

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Pizza boxes that still contain food should be placed in the red-lid general waste bin.

  • Plastic - Nos. 1-7

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Plastic containers and packaging which display the triangular recycling logo and the a number between 1-7 inside that logo can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Plastic Bags

    Supermarket drop-off

    Selected Coles and Woolworths Supermarkets throughout Liverpool provide dedicated bins for placing plastic bags, which are recycled into more plastic bags.

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Plastic bags can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place plastic bags in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Plastic Film

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Plastic films and cling wraps can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place plastic wraps in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Plastic Plant Pots

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Plastic plant pots can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place plastic pots in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Plastic pots can be disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Plastic Toys

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of household goods such as toys in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Note: some organisations do not accept second hand toys so make enquiries before dropping off goods.

    Red-lid General Waste

    Plastic toys can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place toys in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Toys can be removed as part of a Household Clean-up. Small toys should be placed in a bag or box to assist in removal. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Poisons

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Poisons and other toxic chemicals 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

  • Polystyrene

    Community Recycling Centre

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

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Polystyrene can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place polystyrene in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Pool Chemicals

    Household Chemical Cleanout

    Pool chemicals such as chlorines and buffers 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

  • Pots and Pans

    Red-lid General Waste

    Old pots and pans can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place pots and pans in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old pots and pans that have been bagged or boxed can be disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Power Tools

    Community Recycling Centre

    Power tools and other e-wastes can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old or broken power tools can be bagged or placed in a box and 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.

  • Printer Cartridges

    Cartridges for Planet Ark

    You can drop old printer cartridges off in Cartridges for Planet Ark Bins located at Australia Post, Officeworks, Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi and The Good Guys stores.

    Community Recycling Centre

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

  • Printers

    Sell/Giveaway

    Unwanted second hand printers and other e-wastes can be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Community Recycling Centre

    Unwanted or broken printers and other e-waste can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

  • Radios

    Sell/Giveaway

    Unwanted second hand radios and other e-wastes can be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Community Recycling Centre

    Unwanted or broken radios and other e-waste can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

  • Refrigerators

    Sell/Giveaway                                        

    Unwanted second fridges and other white goods can be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Household Clean-up Service

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

  • Rocks

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept rock and other fills for landfill or reuse. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; you should contact each to find what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Note: In many cases rocks, soil, sand and other fill require certification as clean fill before they will be accepted.

  • Roof Tiles

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept old or excess terracotta roof tiles for recycling free or for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘Recycling services’ or ‘Rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept roof tiles and other building waste for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Sand and Soil

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept sands, soils and other fills for landfill or reuse. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Note: In many cases rocks, soil, sand and other fill require certification as clean fill before they will be accepted.

  • Sandstone

    Sell/Giveaway

    Unwanted sandstone may be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept stone and other fills for landfill or reuse. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Note: In many cases rocks, soil, sand and other fill require certification as clean fill before they will be accepted.

  • Scrap Metal

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept scrap metals for recycling for free or potentially even for reimbursement. These businesses can be found under ‘scrap metal merchants’ in the Yellow Pages; you should contact each to find what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Spare and scrap metal goods 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.

  • Shoes

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donate

    A number of organisations accept donations of household goods such shoes and clothes in good condition contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

  • Shopping Trolleys

    Trolley Trackers

    Lost trolleys can be reported to Trolley Tracker here or on 1800 641 497.

  • Smoke Alarms

    Community Recycling Centre

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

  • Sporting Equipment

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of household goods such sporting equipment in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old or damaged sports equipment can be bagged or placed in a box and disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Steel Cans

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Tin, aluminium and steel cans can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

    Recycling facility

    For larger quantities, a number of enterprises accept steel and other cans for recycling for free or potentially even for reimbursement. These businesses can be found under ‘scrap metal merchants’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and rates. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Stoves and Ovens

    See Ovens

  • Styrofoam

    See Polystyrene

  • Suitcases

    Household Clean-up Service

    Old suitcases can be disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Syringes and Needles

    Be Sharps Safe Program

    Liverpool City Council has partnered with selected local pharmacies to provide free collection of sharps for diabetics and other sharps users. Simply take your sharps in a puncture proof container to a participating pharmacy. Public venue disposal bins have also been placed in selected areas available 24 hours to the public who require sharps disposal. For locations Sharps Safe Program

  • Teabags

    Compost Bin

    Used tea bags and loose tealeaves are a good addition to your home compost bin. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost bin and worm farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Red-lid General Waste Bin

    Tea bags can be placed in your red-lid general waste bin.

  • Telephone Books

    Directory Select

    If you are receiving unwanted or unrequired phone books, you can cancel this service by contacting Directory Select.

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Phone books can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

  • Telephones

    Community Recycling Centre

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

    Household Clean-up Service

    Small appliances such as telephones can be placed in a box of bag and disposed of as part of a Household Clean-up. For more information see Household Clean-up Service or call 1300 36 2170 to make a booking.

  • Televisions

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Community Recycling Centre

    Old and damaged televisions can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

  • Tiles (Roof and Bathroom)

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept old terracotta tiles for recycling free or a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘recycling services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept tiles and other building waste for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Timber (Treated)

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept old treated timber for recycling for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘recycling services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept treated timber for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Timber (Untreated)

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept old untreated or raw timber for recycling for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘recycling services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept timber for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Tin Cans

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Tin, aluminium and steel cans can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • Tools

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Household Clean-up Service

    Boxed or bagged tools 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.

  • Toys

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of household goods such as toys in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Note: some organisations do not accept second hand toys so make enquiries before dropping off goods.

    Red-lid General Waste

    Plastic toys can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin, do not place toys in your yellow-lid recycling bin.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Toys that have been boxed or bagged 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.

  • Tree Trunks

    Onsite Service

    Tree trunks and stumps can be ground down or mulched by an arborist or tree lopper who can either leave the mulch for your garden or remove it. These services can be found in the Yellow pages under ‘Tree and stump removal services’ or through the internet. As with any trade, ensure when booking that tradespeople are appropriately qualified, experienced and insured.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept tree trunks and stumps for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; you should contact each to find what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Tyres and Wheels

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept old tyres for recycling for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘recycling services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

    Waste Management Facilities

    A number of enterprises accept tyres for landfill. These businesses can be found under ‘waste disposal and reduction services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; you should contact each to find what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Vacuum Cleaner Dust

    Compost Bin

    Vacuum cleaner dust can all be added to your compost bin. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost Bin and Worm Farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Red-lid General Waste

    Vacuum cleaner dust can be placed in the red-lid general waste bin.

  • Vacuum Cleaners

    Sell/Giveaway

    Unwanted second hand appliances such as vacuums can be sold or given away via EBay, Gumtree, Facebook, Trading Post and other similar services.

    Community Recycling Centre

    Vacuum cleaners and other E-waste can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday

  • Video Cassettes

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of household goods such as video cassettes in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Video cassettes can be placed in a bag or box and 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.

  • Video Games Consoles

    Trade in

    Unwanted second hand video game consoles and games can be traded in for cash or credit at many specialty retailers.

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Community Recycling Centre

    Video game consoles including controllers can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday.

  • Vinyl

    Household Clean-up Service

    Vinyl flooring rolled and tied up to 1.5 m in length 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.

  • Weeds

    Compost bin

    Weeds and other garden wastes can all be added to your compost bin. Liverpool Council even offers a $50 rebate back on your compost bin and worm farm. Go to Compost and worm farming for more information on how to claim your rebate and how to setup your worm farm or compost bin.

    Green-lid Green Waste Bin

    Weeds and other garden waste can be placed in your green-lid green waste bin unbagged.

  • Whitegoods

    Sell/Giveaway

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

    Donation

    A number of organisations accept donations of household goods such as ovens, fridges and freezers in good condition. Contact each for more details regarding what is accepted and for drop off arrangements:

    » YADA, phone 9602 7808 for more details.

    » The Smith Family, phone 9600 6853 for more details

    » St Vincent de Paul, phone 9734 6300 for more details.

    » Salvation Army, phone 13 72 58 for more details.

    Household Clean-up Service

    Whitegoods 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.

  • Windows Frames and Glass

    Recycling facility

    A number of enterprises accept old window glass and frames for a fee. These businesses can be found under ‘recycling services’ or ‘rubbish removal and skip bins’ in the Yellow Pages; you should contact each to enquire what is accepted, opening hours and fees. Some may offer a pickup service.

  • Wrapping Paper

    Yellow-lid Recycling Bin

    Wrapping paper that is free of ribbon and excess sticky tape can be placed in your yellow-lid recycling bin unbagged.

  • X-ray

    Community Recycling Centre

    Old X-rays can be disposed of at Liverpool Council’s Community Recycling Centre at 99 Rose St, Liverpool from 8am -3pm Monday to Saturday. Remember to take out paper reports, as these are not accepted. These reports can be shredded and added to your compost or placed whole in your yellow-lid recycling bin.