Garbage Guru City of Sydney's ultimate guide to recycling and disposing of stuff.

  • Put in your Recycling Bin

    This is your bin with the yellow lid. It’s the best way to recycle paper, cardboard and most plastic containers, as well as cans and glass bottles. You don’t need to rinse your containers, but items should be EMPTY and DRY. By all means, a light rinse will help to keep your bin odour-free, just follow up with a bit of a wipe if you can.

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Remember to 'keep like with like' when recycling. Remove the foil lid of the yoghurt tub and put it inside something made of metal, like a tin can. The plastic lid on the yogurt tub can stay on, though.