How Do I Dispose Of... ?

Read below for useful information on the proper disposal methods for the following common materials.

 

  Item Disposal Method
A Aerosol cans (empty) Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Aluminium baking trays Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Aluminium foil Recycle bin (Yellow Lid) (Clean and rolled/scrunched into a loose ball)
Aluminium cans Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Asbestos Contact the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)  
B Batteries (car) Detox Your Home facility, Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre
Batteries (mobile phone) MobileMuster drop off facility at the Council offices or Tatura library
Household Batteries (dry cell) Shepparton RRC or collection points: Council Offices/Aquamove/Shepparton, Mooroopna and Tatura Library. Alternatively Red Lid bin.
Berry & Vegetable Punnets (Strawberry, Blueberries, Tomato etc)  Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Bike Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
Bricks Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre
C Cardboard Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Carpet Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre
Carpet Underlay Recycled at Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre
CDS & DVDS  Please post to: Gram Destruction
Factory 4/46 Allied Drive
TULLAMARINE  VIC  3043
Chemicals and cleaning products Mobile Detox Your Home Collection (November 2016) or alternatively call ChemClear 
Ceramics/Porcelain Garbage bin (Red Lid)
Clothing Charity organisations or clothing bins
Computers Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
Concrete Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre
Cooking oil Not accepted at Resource Recovery Centres
Chemical containers Can be disposed of at Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre under the drumMUSTER program
D Detergent cartons Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
E Electrical Appliances E-Waste Recycling can be dropped at Shepparton and Ardmona Resource Recovery Centre
F Furniture Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
Fluoro Tubes Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre Detox Your Home Facility
Food Scraps Compost bin/worm farm or Green Lid bin.
G Glass bottles and jars Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Gas cylinders Take to a business that refills gas cylinders.
Garden clippings Compost bin/Green Lid organics bin
H Herbicides Mobile Detox Your Home Collection (November 2016) or alternatively call ChemClear
I Ice cream containers Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
J Juice cartons/bottles Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
K Kitty litter Garbage bin (Red Lid)
L Lawn mowers Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
Light bulbs Garbage bin (Red Lid) (Fluroscent lights can be recycled at Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre for FREE.)
M Milk cartons/bottles Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Mattresses Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centres
Magazines Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Marine flares Take back to the supplier (Hazardous waste)
Motor Oil Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre. All oil containers are to be no larger than 20 litres.
N Nappies Garbage bin (Red Lid)
Nespresso Coffee Pods Drop off at collection point: Riverside Gardens Garden Centre 7715 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Kialla, 3631
Newspapers Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
O Oil filters & Container Shepparton or Ardmona Resource Recovery Centre. All oil containers are to be no larger than 20 litres.
Ovenware and Pyrex Garbage bin (Red Lid)
P Paint tins (empty and dry) Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre or return to supplier
Paper Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Pesticides Mobile Detox Your Home Collection (November 2016) or alternatively call ChemClear
Petroleum products (oil) Shepparton or Ardmona Resource Recovery Centre. All oil containers are to be no larger than 20 litres.
Plastic Bags Plastic bag recycling bins at Coles/Safeway Supermarket, NOT IN YOUR RECYCLE BIN
Plastic bottles/containers (plastic codes 1-7) Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Polystyrene boxes and packaging Shepparton Resource Recovery Centre
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R Rags - unwanted sheets, towels and clothing Donate unwanted cotton sheets, towels and clothing to GV Ragz (03 5822 1716)
S Scrap metal Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
Scrap rubber Garbage bin (Red Lid)
Shampoo bottles Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Silage Wrap Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
Smoke detectors Garbage bin (Red Lid)
Soft drink bottles Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
Steel cans Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
T Televisions Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
Tyres Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
Tyre tubes Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
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W (Noxious) Weeds Green Lid bin.
White goods Shepparton, Ardmona or Murchison Resource Recovery Centre
Window glass Garbage bin (Red Lid)
Wood Green waste section of Shepparton, Ardmona or Resource Recovery Centre
X X-rays Garbage bin (Red Lid)
Y Yellow pages Recycle bin (Yellow Lid)
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