Recycling

Reducing your waste is a great way to help the environment. There are lots of easy ways to avoid creating waste in the first place—find out how.

It’s not always possible to reduce our waste but recycling it helps keep it out of landfill. From food waste to bottles, cans and polystyrene, there are many ways we can recycle waste in our homes. Kerbside collections, transfer stations and drop off points at supermarkets are among the many easy ways to recycle all sorts of waste.

Find out more about recycling below:

Where can I recycle…?

Recycling case studies

  • Business precinct cardboard recycling Case Study 1.2 MB

    This case study is about businesses in the City of Yarra working together to recycle cardboard. It's part of the City of Yarra's Metro Fund Round Three project 'Business/shopping precinct resource recovery project' to improve commercial recycling and waste management standards by educating businesses to get the most out of their recycling, minimise food waste and reduce stormwater pollution.

  • Business precinct hairdressers cutting waste Case Study 641 KB

    This case study is about hairdressing businesses in the City of Yarra working to recycle more of their waste. It's part of the City of Yarra's Metro Fund Round Three project 'Business/shopping precinct resource recovery project' to improve commercial recycling and waste management standards by educating businesses to get the most out of their recycling, minimise food waste and reduce stormwater pollution.

  • Business precinct recycling collaboration Case Study 905 KB

    This case study is about businesses in the City of Yarra working together to recycle. It's part of the City of Yarra's Metro Fund Round Three project 'Business/shopping precinct resource recovery project' to improve commercial recycling and waste management standards by educating businesses to get the most out of their recycling, minimise food waste and reduce stormwater pollution.

  • Child car safety seat recycling - stewardship for child safety and the environment Case Study 1.2 MB

    Currently there are limited opportunities to recycle child car safety seats in Australia. In 2017, MWRRG supported a recycling trial to explore how product stewardship partnerships can help improve the recovery rate of recyclable materials in child car safety seats. This case study explores the trial, its success and opportunities for further action. You can watch a video about the trial here

Last updated: 30/06/2020