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Do you need a hand sorting your waste? The City of Bunbury has been running the My 3 Bins program since 2013.

Keep reading to find out what goes in each bin - Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO), recycling and landfill. Or open the guide below and print it out for easy access at home.

FOGO bin (lime green lid)

  • meat and bones
  • fish and shellfish
  • grains and pasta
  • dairy products
  • eggs and shells
  • plate scrapings
  • fruit and vege scraps
  • coffee and tea
  • shredded paper and paper producst
  • garden vegetaion
  • food-soiled paper
  • timber offcuts
  • pet poo
  • compostable bags
  • paper and cardbaord
  • pizza boxes

Recycling bin (yellow lid)

  • glass bottles (lids removed)
  • paper and cardboard (flat)
  • cardboard drink cartons
  • plastic bottles and containers 1-6 (lids removed)
  • steel and aluminium cans
  • clean aluminium foil and pie trays

Please rinse all containers and place everything loose in the bin.

Landfill bin (red lid)

  • plastic bags
  • nappies and wipes
  • plastic wrap
  • hygiene products
  • snack food bags
  • ceramic and pottery
  • broken glass
  • toothbrush/paste
  • textiles and rubber
  • polystyrene
  • toys
  • pill packaging

Other Waste

Please note the following items must be disposed of at the McCombe Road Resource Drop Off Centre. Located at 21 McCombe Road, Davenport, the centre is open Tuesdays and Thursday from 10.30am to 2.30pm. This service is only available to City of Bunbury residents.

  • car batteries
  • scrap metal
  • white goods
  •  x-rays
  • bulk cardboard
  • printer ink
  • automotive and hydraulic oil
  • fridges (must be de-gassed)
  • cooking oil
  • small appliances (e.g. microwaves)
  • digital equipment such as tvs and computers

Household Hazardous Waste

Household hazardous waste can be disposed of at the Stanley Road Waste Management Facility, which is open every day. Please see Bunbury Harvey Regional Council for more information