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How to Dispose of Common Items

A-Z guide on how to dispose of common house hold waste. If an item is not listed please contact us for further information.

Product

Disposal method

A

 

Aerosol cans (empty)

Recycling Bin

Aluminium baking trays

Recycling Bin

Aluminium foil (scrapped clean rolled into a ball)

Recycling Bin

Aluminium cans

Recycling Bin

Animal droppings

Organics Bin (Urban), General Waste Bin (Rural)

Asbestos

Bowser Landfill

B

 

Batteries (car)

Transfer Station (Markwood, Eldorado, Mohyu and Wangaratta)

Batteries (mobile phone)

Wangaratta Transfer Station and the Governance Centre.

Bones

Organics Bin

Household batteries

Wangaratta Transfer Station and the Governance Centre

Berry and vegetable punnets (for example: strawberries, blueberries, tomatoes)

Recycle Bin

 

Bikes

Transfer Station

Bricks

Transfer Station and Bowser Landfill (Commercial loads only)

C

 

Cardboard (including milk and juice cartons)

Recycling bin or Transfer Stations for larger boxes

Carpet and carpet underlays

Transfer Station General Waste

CDs & DVDs 

General Waste Bin

Chemicals, cleaning products and their containers

Detox your home

Ceramics and porcelain

General Waste Bin

Clothing

Op Shop (if in good condition, otherwise General Waste Bin)

Computers

Transfer Stations

Concrete

Transfer Station and Bowser Landfill (Commercial Only)

Cooking oil

Detox your home program

D

 

Detergent cartons

Recycling Bins

E

 

Electrical appliances

Wangaratta Transfer Station

F

 

Furniture

Transfer Station

Fire Extinguisher

Detox your home

Fabric

General Waste Transfer Station

Fluorescent lights

Wangaratta Transfer Station

Food scraps

Organics Bin

G

 

Gas cylinders (up to 10kg)

Wangaratta Transfer Station

Garden and lawn clippings

Organics Bin or a Transfer Station

Glass bottles and jars (excluding glass from windows, drinking glasses and kitchenware)

Recycling Bin

Glass from windows, drinking glasses and kitchenware

General Waste Bin

H

 

Herbicides

Detox you home program

Hair clippings

Organics Bin (urban), General Waste Bin (Rural)

I

 

Ice cream containers

Recycling Bin

J

 

Juice cartons / bottles

Recycling Bin

K

 

Kitty litter

General Waste Bin

L

 

Lawn mowers

Transfer Station

Light bulbs

General Waste Bin

M

 

Milk cartons / bottles

Recycling Bin

Mattresses

Transfer Station

Magazines

Recycling Bin

Mobile phones

Transfer Station or Wangaratta Governance Centre

Motor oil

Transfer Station

Motor oil, oil filters and containers

Transfer Station

N

 

Nappies

General Waste Bin

Nespresso coffee pods

General Waste Bin

Newspapers

Recycling bin

O

 

Ovenware and Pyrex

General Waste Bin

P

 

Paint tins (empty and dry)

Transfer Station

Paper

Recycling Bin

Pesticides

Detox your home program

Petroleum products (oil)

Transfer Station

Phone books

Recycling Bin

Soft plastics (for example: plastic shopping bags, cling wrap, bread bags, confectionery wrappers, chip packets)

Coles, Woolworths and some is taken at the Wangaratta Transfer Station

Plastic bottles / containers (plastics numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7)

Recycling Bin

Polystyrene boxes and packaging

General Waste

R

 

Rags (unwanted sheets, towels and clothing)

General Waste bin

S

 

Scrap metal

Transfer station

Scrap rubber

Transfer Station

Shampoo bottles

Recycling Bin

Silage wrap

Transfer Station

Smoke detectors

General Waste Bin

Soft-drink bottles

Recycling Bin

Steel cans

Recycling bin

T

 

Televisions

Transfer Station

Tyres

Transfer Station

Tyre tubes

General Waste Bin

W

 

(Wasted) meat

Organics Bin

(Noxious) weeds

General Waste Bin

White goods

Transfer Station

Window glass

General Waste Bin

Wood

Transfer Station

X

 

X-rays

General waste Bin

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