What can you actually recycle

Let's start with those 4 groups

Paper

 White office paper

Magazines and books (as long as nothing is laminated)

Newspaper

    Cardboard (boxes and cereal boxes).

Glass

    Beverage bottles

    Food jars such as pasta sauce, jam and mayonnaise bottles

Metal

    Cans (for example: Cooldrinks and beers)

    Food tins

    Metal lids of glass jars

    Aluminum cans

    Foil and foil packaging

    Paint, oil and aerosol cans

Plastic

Most of the plastic packaging we use on a daily basis is recyclable. 

A few examples:  

  • Milk, juice and water bottles

  • Cleaning liquid bottles

All recyclable plastic items are indicated with the triangular recycling logo 

What should you NOT recycle

Non Recyclables

  

    Drinking glasses

    Laminated or waxy paper

    Punch confetti

    Carbon paper

    Stickers

    Batteries and light bulbs - should be dropped-off at  for example; Pick n Pays or Woolworths stores where they will be disposed of safely as toxins can leach into the ground and ground water.

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