Kerbside Recycling

Kerbside recycling is one of our primary services across the South Coast. Recycling is vital, and it all begins with you.

Collected across the region, your plastic, glass, cardboard, paper, and more are brought to the recycling factory in Bomaderry. There, the items are sorted and divided efficiently by a smart system of magnets, trommels, and other tools. Quality control is assured by highly trained staff members who oversee the process. Once fully sorted into usable product categories, they are compressed and then sent towards waiting manufacturers or others who will use the materials to create items of all kinds.

What Can Be Recycled?

  • Cardboard & paper
  • Aluminum cans
  • Glass bottles and jars (no lids)
  • Detergent and shampoo bottles with a recycling symbol on the bottom
  • Plastic soda bottles composed with PET
  • Steel cans
  • Aerosol cans

 Do NOT Recycle:

  • Windows, mirrors, or broken glass
  • Paper contaminated by food products
  • Plastic bags
  • Ceramics or crockery/cookware
  • Light globes or tubes
  • Scrap metal
  • Building materials
  • Waxed paper or waxed cardboard
  • Styrofoam
  • Plastic coated paper
  • Gummed labels
  • Syringes/needles
  • Food scraps
  • Clothing (instead, donate to charity shops)
  • Carbon paper or thermal fax paper
  • Gummed labels
  • Scrap metal
  • Fuel or oil

For more information on what can be recycled, please call our Council’s Waste and Recycling Hotline 4429 3374.

Commercial pickup is also available for businesses and organisations needing responsible disposal of their specific wastes. Contact Shoalhaven Recycling for further details.

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