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.

Paint

Paint tins (dry)

Pallets

Paper (newspapers, magazines, office paper)

Paper towels

  • Avoid waste by using reusable cloth napkins
  • Recycle by tearing into small pieces and adding to your compost bin
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

Pharmaceutical machines (e.g. blood pressure monitors)

Pharmaceuticals (old)

  • Dispose of them safely by returning to your local pharmacy via the Return Unwanted Medicines (RUM) scheme
  • Note: do not flush down the toilet or put in your waste bin

Phone books (remove covers and add separately)

Photographs

Photograph negatives

Photographic slides (with cardboard edges)

Pillows

Pizza boxes (tops - clean)

Pizza boxes (bases - oily)

  • Recycle by tearing into small pieces and add to your compost bin
  • Dispose of in your household waste bin (green bin/green lid, weekly collection)

Plant pots (plastic)

Plasterboard

Plastic bags

Plastic bottles (wash and squash)

Plastic containers

Plastic wrappers and soft packaging

Polystyrene/styrofoam (white, solid only)

  • Avoid waste by avoiding excessively packaged products (e.g. refuse polystyrene hot drink cups and food and take-away packaging and take your own reusable cup and containers)
  • Recycle at the Boroondara Recycling and Waste Centre (residents only)

Pots and pans (metal)

Power boards

Printer cartridges

Printers/scanners/photocopiers

Pump

Pyrex