Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

Council has closed some facilities and cancelled all events until 14 April. Learn which services have been affected.

Please leave your green waste bin out until 5pm on your collection day so we can change your bin lid in preparation for FOGO. More details.

Our website will not be available between 9pm and 11pm Monday 30 March while we make a system upgrade. More details on this outage.

Cameras

Cans (steel or aluminium)

Car batteries

Car/auto parts

Cardboard (unwaxed)

Cardboard (waxed - i.e. fruit boxes)

  • Avoid waxed cardboard if possible
  • Reuse for as long as possible e.g. for storing items in the shed
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

Carpet/carpet underlay

Cartridges (printer/toner)

Cat poo (all pet poo)

CDs

  • Reuse by stringing up in your garden to deter pests or for craft projects
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

CD cases (plastic)

CD players

Cellophane

Ceramics

Cereal boxes

Cereal box plastic bags

Chemicals (household)

Chip packets (foil-lined plastic)

Chocolate wrappers (foil-lined plastic)

    Cigarette butts

    • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)
    • Tip: Carry a pocket ashtray to collect your butts to prevent littering

    Cleaning rags  

    Cling wrap/plastic wrap

    Clothing (good condition)

    Clothing (damaged)

    • Reuse as rags at home
    • Some retailers accept used clothing (including old and damaged items) for recycling - for more information, see H&M Group and Zara
    • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

    Coat hangers (plastic or metal)

    Coffee grounds

    • Reuse by adding to soil to increase soil acidity (e.g. for blueberry plants)
    • Recycle in your compost or worm farm

    Coffee cups and lids (disposable)

    • Avoid waste by carrying a reusable coffee cup or by dining in
    • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

    Coffee pods

    • Avoid waste by using ground coffee
    • Avoid waste by using reusable coffee pods
    • Recycle through the Terracycle website. Search 'pods' to identify those you can recycle

    Computers, parts and accessories

    Cooking oil (maximum 20 litres in 5-litre cans)

    Corks

    Crockery 

    Curtain rods (metal)

    Curtains

    Cutlery (plastic)

    • Avoid waste by using reusable cutlery or compostable corn starch cutlery
    • Reuse by washing and reusing until no longer usable
    • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

    Cutlery (cornstarch)