Recycling

Uralla Shire Council offers a variety of ways for residents to recycle their waste.

Recycling at home with the kerbside recycling (yellow) bin

Cardboard and paper

  • Cardboard products (Please remove any staples, metal strips or plastic that may be attached)
  • Catalogues, magazines, and junk mail
  • Envelopes with windows. Padded envelopes can be recycled if the padding is removed.
  • Non-metallic gift wrapping. (Please remove plastic bows and as much cellotape as possible)
  • Greeting cards
  • Newspapers
  • Telephone directories and Yellow Pages

Waxed paper, food stained cardboard and dirty paper cannot be recycled.

Plastic products

All containers should be empty and rinsed. Please separate lids from bottles.

  • Bleach and detergent bottles
  • Shampoo and conditioner bottles
  • Milk bottles
  • Soft drink bottles

Did you know? The number in the triangle identifies the type of plastic a container is made from, not whether or not it is recyclable.

What do I do with plastic bags?

You can recycle soft plastics like bread bags, biscuit and confectionery packets, frozen food/rice/pasta plastic bags and old reusable bags through Red Cycle recycling bins placed at your local Coles outlet.

Glass bottles and jars

Please rinse and remove the lids.

  • Jam jars
  • Juice bottles
  • Pasta sauce and condiment jars
  • Wine bottles

Drinking glasses, window or mirror glass, Pyrex dishes and broken glass cannot be recycled.

Tins, cans, aluminium foil

  • Aerosols cans (empty)
  • Aluminium foil (clean), e.g. yoghurt foil lids, Easter egg wrapping
  • Baked bean tins, biscuit tins
  • Cooking oil drums
  • Drink cans
  • Pet foot tins
  • Paint tins, empty and dry

Did you know? To empty a paint tin, pour excess paint onto some newspaper. Let the newspaper dry and dispose of it in the general waste. Never pour paint, chemicals, oils etc. into drains.

Please check our handy guides for more information on what is recyclable in your yellow bin.

Uralla Residents Detailed Recycling Info Fact Sheet(PDF, 402KB)
Bundarra Residents Detailed Recycling Info Fact Sheet(PDF, 423KB)
Invergowrie, Arding, Saumarez Ponds Residents Detailed Recycling Info Fact Sheet(PDF, 398KB)
Kentucky Residents Detailed Recycling Info Fact Sheet(PDF, 397KB)
Kingstown Residents Detailed Recycling Info Fact Sheet(PDF, 416KB)

Recycling at a Uralla Shire Recycling Centre or Transfer Station

Residents who do not have a kerbside recycling service can bring all of these materials to either the Uralla Community Recycling Centre and Landfill or the Bundarra Landfill, Kingstown Transfer Station, or the Kentucky Recycling Station.

There are ‘hole in the wall facilities’ available at the Council Depot in Bundarra and at the front of the Uralla Landfill and Community Recycling Centre.

Uralla Landfill and Community Recycling Centre

Sorted recyclables may be deposited at the recycling wall to the left of the gate to the Centre at all times.

Other materials collected at the Uralla Landfill include:

  • Plastic bags 
  • Mobile telephones 
  • E-waste (computers, televisions, microwaves and other electrical equipment)
  • Light bulbs
  • Batteries (all types)
  • Styrofoam
  • Cooking oil drums
  • Metal waste
  • Chemicals
  • Oils
  • Paints
  • Clean Green Waste
  • Wood and garden waste

Items which can be accepted at the Uralla Op-Shop include:

  • Books
  • Furniture and household goods in good condition

Bundarra Landfill

Sorted recyclables may be deposited at the Bundarra Depot at all times.

Other recyclable materials collected at the Bundarra Landfill include:

  • Mobile telephones
  • Batteries (all types)
  • Building waste
  • Chemicals
  • Oils
  • Paints
  • Metal waste
  • Clean green waste and wood waste

Kingstown Waste Transfer Station

The Kingstown Transfer Station accepts domestic recyclables only.

Paper

  • Cardboard boxes (please remove staples)
  • Cardboard sleeves from food or other packaging, e.g. tubes from toilet roll
  • Other boxes – cereal boxes, cling wrap boxes (with the metal tear strip and plastic removed)
  • Newspapers, Catalogues, Magazines, Junk mail
  • Clean food containers or packaging
  • Drink cartons without foil lining, e.g. juice and milk cartons (please rinse and remove lids)
  • Envelopes with windows, but not padding
  • Gift wrap – non metallic (please remove plastic bows and other materials)
  • Greeting cards
  • Shredded paper
  • Telephone directories
  • Office paper

Plastic

  • Hard plastic bottles, empty (e.g. bleach or detergent, fabric conditioner)
  • Fruit punnets and trays
  • Plastic tubs, clean (e.g. Margarine tubs, yoghurt pots - please remove lids)
  • Milk bottles
  • Mineral water bottles, soda bottles
  • Clean plastic pots
  • Shampoo and dish detergent bottles

Glass

  • Bottles (juice, mineral water, soda, wine)
  • Jars (e.g. jam jars, pasta sauce)
  • Light bulbs

Please remove all lids and ensure the container is clean. Drinking glasses, window glass, mirror glass, Pyrex dishes, and broken glass (even if listed above) is not accepted.

Tins, cans, aluminium foil, steel

  • Aerosols (only if empty)
  • Aluminium foil, clean (e.g. yoghurt foil lids, Easter egg wrapping)
  • Drink cans
  • Biscuit tins
  • Food tins (e.g. tinned food, biscuits, sweets, pet food).

Kentucky Recycling Station

Location: Dorlie Lane, Kentucky

The Kentucky Recycling Station accepts domestic recyclables only.

Paper

  • Cardboard boxes (please remove staples)
  • Cardboard sleeves from food or other packaging, e.g. tubes from toilet roll
  • Other boxes – cereal boxes, cling wrap boxes (with the metal tear strip and plastic removed)
  • Newspapers, Catalogues, Magazines, Junk mail
  • Clean food containers or packaging
  • Drink cartons without foil lining, e.g. juice and milk cartons (please rinse and remove lids)
  • Envelopes with windows, but not padding
  • Gift wrap – non metallic (please remove plastic bows and other materials)
  • Greeting cards
  • Shredded paper
  • Telephone directories
  • Office paper

Plastic

  • Hard plastic bottles, empty (e.g. bleach or detergent, fabric conditioner)
  • Fruit punnets and trays
  • Plastic tubs, clean (e.g. Margarine tubs, yoghurt pots - please remove lids)
  • Milk bottles
  • Mineral water bottles, soda bottles
  • Clean plastic pots
  • Shampoo and dish detergent bottles

Glass

  • Bottles (juice, mineral water, soda, wine)
  • Jars (e.g. jam jars, pasta sauce)
  • Light bulbs

Please remove all lids and ensure the container is clean. Drinking glasses, window glass, mirror glass, Pyrex dishes, and broken glass (even if listed above) is not accepted.

Tins, cans, aluminium foil, steel

  • Aerosols (only if empty)
  • Aluminium foil, clean (e.g. yoghurt foil lids, Easter egg wrapping)
  • Drink cans
  • Biscuit tins
  • Food tins (e.g. tinned food, biscuits, sweets, pet food).