Other options for household waste

Recycling Made Easy, a community group that supports local recycling, offers a range of alternative options for household recycling. Click on the links to find out more:

RME Recycling Guide(PDF, 86KB)

RME Locations Hobsons Bay(PDF, 231KB)

RME Fridge Display(PDF, 314KB)


The options available to recycle particular materials locally can change and grow in number. 

To find out how to recycle a household item, use the search tool: Which bin does this go in?

Or download the Recycling 2.0 App from the App Store or Google Play.

Bread tags


Electronic waste (E-waste)

Light globes


Paper and cardboard

Plastic bags and soft plastics


If you have suggestions about local recycling options or ideas about how to produce less household waste, please email us at customerservice@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au and we will consider including it as part of our continuous improvements and updates to the list.

For items not listed here, they may be recycled or disposed of at a nearby landfill or transfer station.