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Waste Disposal Guide A to Z

Unsure of what you can and can't recycle? Watch this quick video to get in the know. Scroll down to browse the full A to Z list of household items and how to dispose of them.

If you cannot find an item please contact the City on 9405 5000 and select option 4 for assistance.

Disposal Centres

Tamala Park 
1700 Marmion Avenue, Mindarie
Tel: 9306 6303
Website: www.mrc.wa.gov.au

Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (open weekends and public holidays)
70 Motivation Drive, Wangara
Website: www.wanneroo.wa.gov.au

Recycling Centre Balcatta
238 Balcatta Road, Balcatta
Tel: 9205 8555
Website: www.stirling.wa.gov.au

Please click on the letters below to expand the list of waste items beginning with that letter.

A

Acids
Free disposal at Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcata

Aerosol cans 
Free disposal at Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcata

Air-conditioners
Tamala Park Recycling Centre 

Aluminium cans
Yellow lid recycling bin

Aluminium foil (clean)
Yellow lid recycling bin - scrunch into a fist sized ball first

Aluminium foil (dirty)
Green lid general waste bin

Ammonia
Free disposal at Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcata

Ammunition, explosives
If stable, hand in at local police station or call 131 444 for help

Animal litter/bedding waste
Green lid general waste bin

Asbestos
Tamala Park tip (for free every Sunday, conditions apply)
Further information

Ash
Green top domestic waste bin (let cool first)

Automotive fluids (coolant, brake fluid)
Free disposal at Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Auto batteries
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (Weekends and Public Holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

B

Bags (plastic)
Recycle through the REDcycle program at your local supermarket
Green lid general waste bin

Bags (cloth, other material)
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for further information
Bags unsuitable for donation can be put in the green lid general waste bin

Balloons
Green lid general waste bin

Bandaids
Green lid general waste bin

Batteries (household)
Free disposal at Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only)
Recycling Centre Balcatta
City of Wanneroo Libraries
City of Wanneroo Civic Centre

Batteries (vehicle)
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Beer bottles & cans (empty)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Beer cartons (empty & flattened)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Bicycles (good condition)
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information 
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Bicycles ( broken)
Bulk Waste Collection
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only) - tyres must be removed
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Blankets 
Blankets unsuitable for donation should be cut up into A3 sized pieces and put into your green lid general waste bin
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
City of Wanneroo Animal Care Centre (1204 Wanneroo Road, Ashby)
RSPCA
Blankets unsuitable for donation should be cut up into A3 sized pieces and put into green lid general waste bin

Bleaches
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcata

Blinds and window coverings
Bulk Waste Collection
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only) - metal only
 

Bottles (rinsed & empty with lids removed)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Boxes (polystyrene/foam)
Dark green lid general waste bin
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
www.clawenvironmental.com

Boxes (cardboard)
Yellow lid recycling bin (please flatten)
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcata

Branches (small)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Branches (large)
Bulk Greens Collection
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weeknd and public holidays only)

Bricks (usable)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre (fees may apply)

Bricks (broken)
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

Bubble wrap
Recycle through the REDcycle program at your local supermarket
Dark green lid general waste bin

Building materials/waste
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

C

Cans (drinks)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Car batteries
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Car seat (baby)
Bulk Waste Collection
(Due to trading laws, baby car seats are not allowed to be resold, even if they are less than 10 years old and have not been in a crash. It’s recommended to make the old car seat undesirable to others prior to bulk junk collection by cutting the straps, removing the harness and removing the padded covering from the shell.)

Car parts (gear boxes, engine blocks or panels)
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekend and public holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Vehicle wreckers

Cardboard (boxes and other types)
Yellow lid recycling bin (please flatten)
Bulk Waste Collection
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (Weekends and Public Holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Cards (greeting)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Carpet and underlay
Bulk Waste Collection (residential amounts only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre (fees may apply)

Cartons (non silver lined milk and juice)
Yellow lid recycling bin 

Cartons (long life, foil lined)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Cassette tapes (audio and video)
Dark green lid general waste bin
Bulk Junk Collection

CDs and CD cases
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Dark green lid general waste bin

Cellophane
Recycle through the REDcycle program at your local supermarket
Dark green lid general waste bin

Cereal boxes
Yellow lid recycling bin

Christmas tree (artificial)
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre (fees may apply)

Christmas tree (live)
Dark green lid general waste bin (chopped up)
Greens waste verge collection
Wangara Recycling Centre (Weekends and Public Holidays only)

Cigarette butts
Dark green lid general waste bin

Cling film/Glad Wrap
Dark green lid general waste bin

Clothing
Clothing unsuitable for donation or reuse should be put in your dark green lid general waste bin
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Gumtree
Garage Sale Trail
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Coat hangers
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Dark green lid general waste bin

Coffee Cups (takeaway disposable)
Dark green lid general waste bin 

Coffee grounds
Dark green lid general waste bin
Home compost

Coffee jars & tins
Yellow lid recycling bin

Coffee pods
Dark green lid general waste bin
Check Nespresso website for details about recycling

Computer components and accessories
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
E-waste drop off days

Concrete
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

Cooking oil (up to 20 litres)
Wangara Recycling Centre (Weekends and Public Holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Small amounts can be soaked up by paper or food and placed in the dark green lid general waste bin

Cookware (metal pots, pans etc.)
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends only and public holidays only)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Cork
Dark green lid general waste bin

Cotton wool
Dark green lid general waste bin

Cosmetic jars (glass)
Yellow lid recycling bin (remove lids)

Crockery/ceramics (plates, pots, cups)
Bulk Junk Collection (in separate box)
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Cutlery (metal) and knives
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Dark green lid general waste bin

D

Deodorant (roll on)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Deodorant (spray)
Free disposal at Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Detergent bottles
Yellow lid recycling bin - lid removed (empty, dry and lid removed)

Diesel and petrol
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Dirt/soil/clean fill
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

Disposable razors
Dark green lid general waste bin

Doona
Small doonas which cannot be donated to charity should be placed in your dark green lid general waste bin
Bulk Waste Collection
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Charity clothing and textile drop off day

DVD Player
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

DVDs
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Dark green lid general waste bin

E

Egg cartons (clean and empty)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Electric blankets
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Electric appliances (small)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Bulk Waste Collection
E-Waste drop off days (selected items only)

Electronic devices (e-waste)
E-Waste drop off days (selected items only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Bulk Waste Collection

Engine oil 
Wangara Recycling Centre (Weekends and Public Holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Envelopes
Yellow lid recycling bin

EPIRB locator beacons
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Department of Transport Office Marine Operations, 14 Capo D'Orlando Drive, Fremantle
Left in marked bins at Battery World stores around Australia, (disposal fees may apply)

Exercise equipment
Bulk Waste Collection

Exercise equipment (in working order)
Bulk Waste Collection
Gumtree
Garage Sale Trail

F

Fencing (steel)
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers)

Fencing (asbestos)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre (free every Sunday, conditions apply)
Large amounts should be removed by professionals
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers)

Fertiliser
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Fibre glass
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

Fire extinguishers (red, non-halon only)
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Fire extinguishers (halon)
The National Halon Bank operates a free call service to advise on disposal: Call 1800 658 084

Fishing line and hooks
Dark green lid general waste bin

Fishing rods
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Damaged - Bulk waste collection

Flammable liquids
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Flares
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Florist foam
Dark green lid general waste bin

Flowers
Dark green lid general waste bin
Home compost

Fluorescent tubes and globes
Free disposal at a Househould Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Bunnings (Ocean Keys, Landsdale & Joondalup)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only)
Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre (globes only, no tubes)
Yanchep/Two Rocks Library (globes only, no tubes)

Food scraps
Dark green lid general waste bin
Home compost

Furniture (broken)
Bulk Waste Collection

Furniture (suitable for reuse)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

G

Garden Chemicals & Poisons
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Garden Hose
Bulk waste collection
Dark green lid general waste bin (cut into 30cm lengths)

Garden Waste (larger branches, logs, roots)
Green Waste Verge Collection
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only)

Garden waste (small prunings, leaf fall, grass clippings)
Dark green lid general waste bin
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)

Gas bottles/cylinders (LPG/propane/butane only)
Gas bottles can be taken back to the supplier 
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Glass (bottles and jars) - lids removed
Yellow lid recycling bin

Glass - broken
Yellow lid recycling bin

Grass/turf that still has sand/soil attached
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

Gravel
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

Grease-proof paper
Dark green lid general waste bin

Guttering (metal)
Wangara Greens Recycling Facility (weekends and public holidays only)
Bulk Waste Collection (small quantities only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

H

Hair (false, wigs, extensions)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Hair (human or animal)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Hard drives
E-waste drop off days

Heat packs - gel
Dark green lid general waste bin

Hose piping (reticulation or pipe)
Bulk waste collection
Tamala Park tip
Dark green lid general waste bin (Cut into 30cm lengths)

Household batteries
Free dispostal at Househouls Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Wangara Recycling Centre (Weekends and Public Holidays only)
Recycling Centre Balcatta
City of Wanneroo Libraries
City of Wanneroo Civic Centre

Household hazardous waste
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Further information

I

Ice-cream containers (plastic or cardboard)
Yellow lid recycling bin (clean and empty)

Inflatable pool toys/mattresses
Bulk junk collection
Green lid general waste bin

Ink cartridges
Bunnings (Ocean Keys, Landsdale & Joondalup)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre
Yanchep/Two Rocks Library
Australia Post outlets

Insecticides
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

J

Jars
Yellow lid recycling bin

Jewellery
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Junk mail
Yellow lid recycling bin

Juice cartons (non-silver lined)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Juice cartons (silver lined)
Dark green lid general waste bin

K

Kerosene
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Kitty litter
Dark green lid general waste bin

Knives (in usable condition)
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Knives (dull/broken)
Wrap in newspaper and place in dark green lid general waste bin
Tamala Park or Wangara Greens Recycling Centre for scrap metal recycling

L

Large garden waste
Bulk greens collection
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)

Laminated paper
Dark green lid general waste bin

Lawn clippings
Wangara Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Lawn mower
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Lever arch files (remove metal binder)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Lids (plastic)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Lids (metal)
Yellow top recycling bin

Light globes
Bunnings (Ocean Keys, Landsdale & Joondalup)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre (globes only, no tubes)
Yanchep Two Rocks Library (globes only, no tubes)

Long life cartons (foil lined)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Lunch boxes/Tupperware
Dark green lid general waste bin
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Contact producer to check if they have a recycling program

M

Magazines and brochures
Yellow lid recycling bin

Magnets
Dark green lid general waste bin

Margarine tubs (clean and empty with lid off)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Manure/animal droppings
Dark green lid general waste bin
Home compost

Mattresses
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre (fees may apply)

Mattress Base
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre (fees may apply)

Meat trays (plastic or foam)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Medicine
Return to any pharmacy for free under the RUM Project

Metals - aluminium, steel, copper
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Mirrors (framed/whole)
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Mobile phones
Visit mobilemuster.com.au to find your nearest location
Return to mobile phone retailer
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Motor oil 
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Recycling Centre Balcatta

N

Nail polish bottles (full)
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Nappies (disposable) & Wipes
Dark green lid general waste bin

Needles & Sharps
Store in a specialised sharps container (AS 4031 and AS/NZS 4261) and return to your local pharmacy for disposal (please contact pharmacy for further information)
Visit www.safesharps.org.au to find your nearest location

Nespresso pods
Check Nespresso website for drop off locations

O

Oil (cooking)
Tamala Park
Small amounts of cooking oil (i.e. for shallow frying) can go in the dark green lid general waste bin if it is soaked up by paper towel or newspaper.

Oil (motor)
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

P

Packing  polystyrene (packing foam)
http://www.clawenvironmental.com/
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Dark green lid general waste bin

Paint and solvents (including empty tins and packaging)
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Paper (not shredded)
Yellow lid recycling bin
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Paper (shredded)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Paper towels (used)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Pens/biros/textas/pencils
Dark green lid general waste bin

Pest control products
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Pesticides
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Petrol or diesel
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Pet food tins (rinsed)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Pet food pouches
Dark green lid general waste bin

Photocopiers
Bulk Waste Collection
E-Waste drop off days
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Picture frames (reusable condition)
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Picture frames (broken)
Bulk Waste Collection
Dark green lid general waste bin (remove glass and put in yellow top recycling bin)

Pillows
Dark green lid general waste bin

Pizza boxes (empty and clean)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Pizza boxes (dirty)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Placemats (plastic, cloth or woven)
Dark green lid general waste bin
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Plasterboard
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise a private skip bin. (The City of Wanneroo does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

Plastic bags (empty)
Recycle through the REDcycle program at your local supermarket
Dark green lid general waste bin

Plastic containers (food, drink) - rinsed and empty with lids removed
Yellow lid recycling bin

Plastic plant pots
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Bulk Waste Collection
Dark green lid general waste bin

Poisons
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Polystyrene (bulky)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays)
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Polystyrene (meat trays, cups & containers)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Pool covers
Bulk waste collection

Pottery
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Bulk waste collection (in separate box)

Pots & Pans (metal)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Wangara Green Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Bulk waste collection (to be separated from other rubbish)
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Prams/pushchairs
Bulk Waste Collection

Printer cartridges
Bunnings (Ocean Keys, Landsdale & Joondalup)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre
Yanchep Two Rocks Library
Australia Post outlets (recycled)

Printers
Bulk Waste Collection
E-Waste drop off days
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Projectors
Bulk Waste Collection
E-Waste drop off days
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

PVC (windows/doors)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

R

Refrigerators and freezers
Bulk Waste Collection (degassed and placed face down or with doors off)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Reticulation pipe
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Rope
Bulk Waste Collection
Dark green lid general waste bin (cut into 30cm lengths)

Rubber bands
Dark green lid general waste bin

Rubber gloves
Dark green lid general waste bin

Rugs
Bulk Waste Collection
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

S

Sanitary products
Dark green lid general waste bin

Sauce bottles (rinsed and empty)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Scanners
Bulk Waste Collection
E-Waste drop off days
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Scrap metal (sheeting, wire)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)
Bulk Waste Collection (to be separated from other rubbish)

Shampoo bottles (rinsed & empty)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Shoes
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information
Dark green lid general waste bin

Shower screen
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)

Soap
Dark green lid general waste bin

Soft drink bottles
Yellow lid recycling bin

Soft, flexible plastics
Recycle through the REDcycle program at your local supermarket
Dark green lid general waste bin

Soil
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

Smoke alarms
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Spectacles/glasses
Lions Recycle for Sight program
PersonalEYES

Steel
Bulk Waste Collection (to be separated from other rubbish)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre 
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)

Stoves
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre 
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Wangara Greens Recycling Centre (weekends and public holidays only)

Syringes and needles
Store in a specialised sharps container (AS 4031 and AS/NZS 4261) and return to your local pharmacy for disposal (please contact pharmacy for further information)
Visit safesharps.org.au to find your nearest location

T

Take away paper or polystyrene food containers
Dark green lid general waste bin

Take away plastic food containers (clean)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Telephones
Bulk Waste Collection
E-Waste drop off days
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Television
Bulk Waste Collection
E-Waste drop off days
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Thermometers (mercury)
Free disposal at a Household Hazardous Waste site (residential quantities)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Tiles
Tamala Park tip (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)
Organise private skip bin. (The City does not have an affiliation with any skip bin providers).

Timber (untreated or heat treated ONLY)
Bulk Junk Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre

Timber (treated with copper, chromium or arsenic)
Tamala Park (fees may apply)
Red Hill Waste Management Facility (fees may apply)
1094 Toodyay Road
Red Hill WA 6056
Ph: 9574 6235
Fees may apply. Contact Red Hill to discuss prior to drop off.

Tissues
Dark green lid general waste bin

Toilet paper rolls (inner)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Tools
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
Bulk Waste Collection
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Toothbrushes
Dark green lid general waste bin

Toothpaste tubes
Dark green lid general waste bin

Towels
Towels can be donated to animal shelters for bedding.
Animal Care Centre, 1204 Wanneroo Road, Ashby. Open Monday to Sunday, 4 – 6pm
Native Animal Rescue, 170 Camboon Road, Malaga. Open Monday to Sunday, 9am – 5pm
RSPCA WA, 108 Malaga Drive, Malaga . Open Monday to Sunday 10am – 5pm 
Cat Haven, 23 Lemnos Street, Shenton Park. Open Monday to Friday 11.30am – 5.30 pm; Weekends 11am – 4pm

Toys (broken)
Dark green lid general waste bin
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park tip

Toys (in good working order)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Tree loppings
Bulk greens waste collection (residential quantities only)
Wangara Recycling Centre (Weekends and Public Holidays only, tip passes or fees apply)
Tamala Park (fees will apply)

Two stroke oil
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Tyres
Community Waste Drop-off Weekend
Tamala Park (fees may apply)
Balcatta Recycling Centre (fees may apply)

U

USBs
E-waste drop off days
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

V

Vacuum cleaner
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Bulk Waste Collection
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Vacuum cleaner dust
Dark green lid general waste bin

Vehicle oil 
Wangara Recycling Centre (Weekends and Public Holiday only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta

Video player
Bulk Waste Collection
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta
E-Waste drop off days

Video tapes
Bulk Waste Collection
Dark green lid general waste bin

W

Water bottles
Yellow lid recycling bin

Water filters
Dark green lid general waste bin

Washing powder boxes (empty)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Waxed cardboard
Yellow lid recycling bin

Waxed paper (clean)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Weeds
Dark green lid general waste bin

Wheel chairs
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Bulk Waste Collection
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Wheelbarrow 
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Bulk Waste Collection (tyre removed)
Wangara Recycling Centre (Weekends and Public Holidays only) - tyre must be removed
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

White goods
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Recycling Centre Balcatta (excluding fridges and freezers)
Bulk Waste Collection (to be separated from other junk)
Charity organisation - visit giv.org.au for more information

Wine bladders pourer removed (clear only)
Recycle through the REDcycle program at your local supermarket

Wine bladders (goon bags)
Dark green lid general waste bin

Wine bottles
Yellow lid recycling bin

Wood (broken furniture, lengths, cut offs)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre
Bulk Waste Collection

Wooden pallets (heat treated only)
Tamala Park Recycling Centre (if suitable for reuse)
Bulk Waste Collection

Wrapping papern (flattened)
Yellow lid recycling bin

X

X-ray films (Films only. Dispose of packets, reports and records separately)
Ecocycle, Unit 8 89 Christable Way, Landsdale. Phone 9302 6887 (No Fees Apply)

Y

Yoghurt containers (rinsed and empty with lids removed)
Yellow lid recycling bin

Z

Zip lock bags (clean and empty)
Recycle through the REDcycle program at your local supermarket
Dark green lid general waste bin