Fencing

Flexible plastics (bags and soft plastics)

  • Avoid by taking reusable bags with you and avoid highly packaged items
  • Reuse useful items for as long as possible
  • Recycle flexible plastics by bundling in a clear plastic bag tied at the top and putting it in your recycling bin (blue bin/yellow lid, collected weekly)
  • Recycle at Coles and Woolworths via the REDcycle soft plastics recycling program

Fluorescent tubes

Flyscreens

Foam underlay

Food waste

  • Avoid waste 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 some of your food waste in your compost bin or worm farm
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

Fridges/freezers

Fruit and vegetable scraps

Fruit net bags (plastic)

Frying pan

Frying pan (electric)

Furniture

Garden waste (green waste)

Gas bottles and canisters

Glass bottles

Glasses (spectacles/sunglasses)

Headphones

Hearing aids

Hi-fi sets/stereos

Home security systems

Hot water units

Hose (garden hose)

  • Reuse for other handy garden-related projects (e.g. to cover sharp metal edges)
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

Household chemicals