How to Use Your Bin System
More detailed information regarding recycling and green waste is available from http://www.sita.com.au/community-education/site-tours-education/fact-sheets/
Waste to Landfill Bans come into effect from 1st September 2013
The following items cannot be placed into any bin for disposal to landfill:
No batteries in any bin - Most batteries can be recycled, please Call 1300 137 118 or find your nearest battery recycler using the RECYCLE RIGHT search engine for BATTERIES at zerowaste.sa.gov.au/at-home/recycle-right
No electronic items in any bin - Televisions and computers can be recycled for free at the Brinkley Resource Recovery Centre and the Heathfield Waste Disposal Centre
No light globes in any bin - SA householders can take their end-of life globes to any Mitre 10, Banner or True Value hardware stores FREE of charge
No oil in any bin - Used motor oil can be taken to your local transfer station free of charge
No paint in any bin - Dried paint can be removed from tins and placed in the waste bin. Dry, empty paint tins can go in the recycling bin.
Under the State Government’s Waste to Resources Environment Protection Policy a number of landfill bans have been progressively introduced since 2010.
The fourth and final of staged provisions prohibiting the disposal of certain waste types to landfill comes into effect as of 1st September 2013.
Please visit the EPA website for a full list of banned wastes to landfill http://www.epa.sa.gov.au/environmental_info/waste/legislation/waste_to_resources_policy/landfill_bans