​​Become a Recycling Champion​​​

Did you know that improperly-sorted waste costs four times as much to recycle? By following some simple rules you can quickly and easily sort your waste for recycling and help both the community and the environment!

​What goes in my yellow bin?

Bubble wrap - clean aluminium foil and trays - cling wrap / glad wrap - glass bottles and jars - long-life milk and juice cartons - loose plastic shopping and cereal bags - paper and cardboard - plastic containers - polystyrene - tins, cans and empty aerosols - wrapping paper - product packaging - bottles, tins, cans

​​What shouldn't go in my yellow bin?

​​​​Asbestos - batteries, globes or chemicals - car parts - fabric, clothing and shoes - foam packaging - food scraps - garden waste - gas bottles - nappies and wipes.

​​​Recycling tips

  • ​Remove lids and rinse all jars, bottles and containers.
  • Place them loosely in the bin.
  • Flatten cardboard and crush cans and plastics to save space.
  • There's no need to bag recyclable items - we can't recycle them if they're bagged up!​

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Waste and Recycling Guide

Our handy Waste and Recycling Guide contains all this information and more plus it sticks to your fridge so you can always sort correctly! Every household in the City has been sent a guide; contact us if you didn't receive it or download our digital version here​.​ (Available in braille on request).

Become a Recycling Champion and win a $200 voucher - just by sorting correctly!

​We want to reward you fo​r sorting your waste correctly, so every month we'll be randomly selecting a street from the following suburbs and inspecting bins for examples of excellent sorting. The winner will be rewarded with a $200 Coles Myer gift voucher. All you need to do is sort according to our Waste and Recycling Guide - it's that easy!


July 2017 - Balcatta, Stirling, Hamersley

August 2017 - Mirrabooka, Dianella

September 2017 - Karrinyup, Gwelup,

October 2017 - Yokine, Inglewood,

November 2017 - Tuart Hill, Osborne Park

December 2017- Menora, Mt. Lawley, Coolbinia

January 2018 - Innaloo, Joondana, Glendalough

February 2018 - Scarborough, Trigg, Doubleview

March 2018 - Carine, Watermans Bay, North Beach

April 2018 - Wembley Downs, Churchlands

May 2018 - Wembley, Woodlands

June 2018 - Balga, Nollamara, Westminster 

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​Waste and Recycling voucher competition terms and conditions:

​1.  Each month from July 2017 until June 2018 the City of Stirling will be looking for a Recycling Champion in that month's suburbs on a randomly selected street. 

 2.  The City of Stirling will randomly select a suburb/ street / household at which the bins will be inspected by City of Stirling representatives.

3.  If the randomly chosen household's waste is correctly sorted they may be chosen as the winner. The quality of sorting is judged solely by the City of Stirling.

4.  The City of Stirling will contact the winners by e-mail and / or phone in order to notify them and to arrange delivery of the prize voucher.

5.  If a winner cannot be reached in a reasonable amount of time, as determined by the City of Stirling, a new winner shall be chosen and notified.

6.  Prizes are not negotiable and may only be transferred in agreement with the City of Stirling.

​7.   This draw is in no way endorsed or supported by Coles Myer.

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