Collection and sorting rules Home / Services / Rubbish and recycling / Collection and sorting rules Page ContentPutting your bins out for collectionFollow a few simple guidelines when you put your bins out will ensure they are collected easily and efficiently each week: What goes in each bin? Below is a quick overview of what to put in each bin. For a more comprehensive list or to find out how else you can dispose of your waste, use our A-Z disposal guide. Garbage Bin Recycling Bin Garden organics binBottled cooking oilCeramicsDirty aluminium traysEmpty motor oil containersFood scrapsGarden organics waste (if you don't have a garden waste bin)Kitty litterNappies and wipesWine bladders.Bubble wrapClean aluminium foil and traysCling wrap / glad wrapGlass bottles and jarsLong life milk and juice cartonsLoose plastic shopping and cereal bagsPaper and cardboardPlastic containersPolystyreneTins, cans and empty aerosols.Lawn clippingsLeaves and flowersSmall branchesPrunings and cuttings.Asbestos (asbestos disposal directly to Eastern Metro Regional Council)Batteries (household and car)Building materialsChemicalsElectrical itemsGas bottlesHazardous wasteHot ashesLight globesMedicationMotor oil and oil filtersPaintPoisonSoil, sand and rocksSyringes or medical waste containing blood productsTimber.Asbestos (asbestos disposal directly to Eastern Metro Regional Council)Batteries, globes or chemicalsCar partsFabric, clothing and shoesFoam packagingFood scrapsGarden wasteGas bottlesNappies and wipes.Building materialsDirt, soil or sandFood (including fruit and vegetable peelings)Garden hoseGarden toolsHousehold garbageLarge logs or stumpsPainted or treated timberPlant potsPlastic bagsStones and rocks. Tips for kerbsite placement: Place bins next to the kerb by 6.00amKeep the weight of the bin under 70kgsAvoid overfilling to ensure the lid can closeKeep bins at least 1m away from cars or treesPlace bins 50cm apartCheck your bin roster here.