Follow our tips and learn how to recycle right.

We hope you find the information provided helpful.


South Australia is one of the leaders when it comes to recycling, with more than 70% of our waste sent to recycling facilities each year. However there is still room for improvement. Putting the wrong items in your recycling bin can contaminate the whole load, meaning valuable material that could be recycled, could end up being sent to landfill instead.
The following pages contain information that will help you to be a great recycler.


Unsure about which bin a specific waste item should go? Visit the Recycle Right Search Engine for information specific to your council or call 1300 137 118. You can also find tips on what to do with items that cannot be placed in your kerbside bins, such as oils, e-waste, light globes and household chemicals. Some of these services are free.