Kerbside Recycling

Kerbside Recycling

Your recycling bin is the 240 litre bin with the yellow lid. It is collected fortnightly and taken to Green Triangle Recyclers in Mount Gambier for processing.

Items that CAN be placed in your recycling bin include:
  • Tins and cans (including aerosols)
  • All glass bottles and jars (rinsed and with lids off)
  • Paper and cardboard (newspapers, magazines, envelopes, junk mail, envelopes, egg cartons, cardboard boxes – flattened)
  • Liquid paperboard cartons (e.g. juice & milk cartons – rinsed)
  • Aluminium and steel cans
  • Clean plant pots and seedling tubs
  • All rigid plastic containers (e.g. plastic drink bottles, detergent, yoghurt, icecream and margarine containers – rinsed and lids off); or
  • Empty pizza boxes, rinsed takeaway coffee cups.
Recycling plastic
Items that CAN NOT be placed in your recycling bin include:
  • Polystyrene;
  • Broken glass;
  • Plastic bags and soft plastics;
  • Waxed cardboard;
  • Electronics, batteries or light globes;
  • Car parts, steel or gas bottles;
  • Food scraps;
  • Timber and garden waste;
  • Mirrors, light globes or window glass; or
  • Pillows, doonas or clothing.
Recycling not suitable
Yellow bin
Can I Recycle

Green Industries SA have a useful resource to help residents determine in which bin and item should be placed in. Head to for information about how and what to recycle.

For information on how to dispose of some of those ‘tricky items’ that can not be placed into your kerbside bins (e.g. e-waste, light globes, mobile phones, waste oil etc.) see our Tricky Waste page.

Cash in your Cans

Residents are also encouraged to deliver their bottles, cans, plastics and cardboard to their local recycling centre and receive the refund on cans and bottles.

Bottle and can recycling facilities are located:

Millicent Bottle and Can Centre

2 Boandik Drive, Millicent
Phone (08) 8733 4926

Penola Recyclables

6 Abbey Road, Penola
Phone 0435 876 884