Dairy food products

  • Avoid through smart shopping - plan ahead, write a list and stick to it. Store food correctly, use left-overs and keep track of your food supplies
  • Recycle in your Bokashi bin or green cone solar composter
  • Recycle in your FOGO bin (lime green lid)

Detergent bottles (plastic)

Disposable face masks (see Face masks (disposable))

Disposable gloves

  • Avoid by using hand sanitiser and washing hands thoroughly instead - only as appropriate
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (dark green lid)

Disposable plates (plastic, clean)

Dog poo (all pet poo)

Note: this cannot go in your FOGO bin.

Doors (metal)

Doors (timber)

Dryer lint


  • Reuse by donating to your local charity or op-shop
  • Reuse by stringing up in your garden to deter pests or for craft projects
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (dark green lid)

DVD players

Eggs and shells

Egg cartons (cardboard only)

Electric scooters (mobility)

Electric toothbrush

Electrical appliances (small)

Electrical appliances (medium and large)

Electrical cords and cables

Electronic cigarettes (remove liquid cartridge)

Envelopes (paper) (always remove clear window first and put in waste bin)

Expanded polyethylene foam packaging (bendable foam that does not snap)