Not everything can be recycled via your yellow top kerbside bin. But, some items not collected by a truck can still be recycled. Wasteless Pantry offers a collection facility for some tricky items.
Ink Cartridge Recycling Program:
This program collects and returns inkjet, toner cartridges, toner bottles and other imaging consumables from printers, fax machines and photocopiers for reprocessing and recycling. Please keep all packaging out of the cartridge collection box.
Writing Instruments Recycling Program:
All writing instruments (except for wooden pencils, crayons and chalk) are accepted:
Any brand of pen, felt tip, highlighter, marker, correction fluid pot (must be empty), correction tape, mechanical pencil and eraser pen regardless of their composition.
Note that we do not accept glue sticks, erasers, rulers or other cutting objects that could disturb the recycling process. Please be careful not to include any of those items.
Oral Care Recycling Program
This program collects empty toothpaste tubes and caps, plastic toothpaste and toothbrush packaging, plastic toothbrushes and floss containers.
Please keep all bamboo toothbrushes out of the oral care collection box.
Mobile Phone Recycling Program
This program collects all mobile phones and chargers.
Data is removed and then they are donated to a local women’s shelter for reuse.
Those that aren’t able to be reused or where data is unable to be removed are sent to Mobile Muster for recycling.
Contact Lens Recycling Program
This program collects and returns all brands of contact lenses and all brands of contact lens blister packs.
Please keep all cardboard packaging out of the contact lens collection box.
Plastic Bottle Top and Rings Recycling Program
This program collects and returns to Greenbatch for recycling all small plastic bottle tops and rings.
Please recycle all large plastic lids through your yellow top kerbside recycling bin.
Bread Tag Recycling Program
This program collects for recycling all bread tags.
Ring Pull Recycling Program
This program collects for recycling all aluminium can ring pulls.