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A-Z guide to waste and recycling

We know recycling and disposing of your household waste sustainably can be confusing, but there are many options to dispose of unwanted items. Use this A-Z guide to find your item and the different ways to discard it. This list includes both Council and external services. 

Check to see whether the item can be repaired or recycled first, through a drop-off point. Items could also be placed in one of your kerbside bins or disposed of via other services that may include a fee.  

A comprehensive list of how to dispose of items is available on the Sustainability Victoria website.

Kerbside Services

You can find out more about our different kerbside bin services on the pages below:

We have moved to a booked hard waste collection service. You can find out more about this service on our Hard waste collection page.

Other Services

Recycling stations for select products are available at our Customer Service Centres. Find out more about these recycling points on our Recycling stations page.

Merri-bek has many charities and repair facilities that will accept donations or help you fix items. Please consider these options before disposing of your household waste. Find out more about the services offered at these locations on our Reducing waste page.

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