COVID-19: some of our facilities have reopened. You must be fully vaccinated to enter.

Baby wipes

  • Avoid by using reusable cloth wipes that can be laundered
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (dark green lid)

Note: Even if labelled ‘flushable’, do not flush these down the toilet as they cause major sewer blockages.

Bakery and cake boxes (plastic-coated cardboard)

  • Avoid by taking your own reusable container and lid instead
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (dark green lid)

Baking paper

Bamboo

Band-aids

Barbecues (mostly metal)

Batteries (car, alkaline, NiMH, NiCad)

Note: It is illegal to put batteries in any household or street bins. Batteries are toxic and can explode. They can cause major fires in our collection trucks and at our waste processing facilities. It is illegal to put batteries in any household or street bins. Please only recycle batteries using one of the above methods.

Bed base, bed head and mattress

Bedding

Berry punnets

Binders/folders (plastic with metal rings)

Biscuit trays (plastic tray inside packet of biscuits)

Blankets

Blankets (electric)

Blister packs (for medicine/pills)

Bones (raw, from meat and seafood)

Bones (cooked, from meat and seafood)

Books

Bottle tops (metal or plastic)

Note: Leave both metal and plastic lids on bottles and jars.

Bottles (plastic or glass)

Boxes (cardboard)

Branches (large, up to 20cm diameter each and 1.5m long)

Branches (small, up to 7.5cm diameter)

Bread, cakes and pastries

Bread bags (plastic)

Bread tags

Bubble wrap

Bricks, rubble, rocks, concrete and building materials

Brochures/Glossy paper