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Take Away food container 

Clean takeaway plastic food containers can be recovered for recycling and should be placed in your yellow-lid bin, but only if clean.

Tampons

Tampons should be disposed of in your green-lid rubbish bin.

You should never flush Tampons down the toilet.

Tea bags

Green-lid rubbish bin or compost at home.

Televisions

E-waste like Televisions and accessories can be dropped of (free of charge) at a Household Hazardous Waste Area:

  • Household Hazardous Waste Area at Recycling Centre Balcatta, 238 Balcatta Road. Open 7 days a week. www.stirling.wa.gov.au or call 9205 8555
  • Household Hazardous Waste Area at Tamala Park, 1700 Marmion Avenue, open 7 days a week. www.mrc.wa.gov.au or call 9306 6303

Or place out at your next bulk verge collection.

Terracota Pots

Terracotta tiles and pots should be placed in your green-lid rubbish bin as they will break down in the composting process.

Tetrapaks

Silver lined: Green-lid rubbish bin.

Non-silver lined: Place clean and empty into yellow-top recycling bin.

Thermometers (mercury)

Drop of (free of charge) at a Household Hazardous Waste Area:

  • Household Hazardous Waste Area at Recycling Centre Balcatta, 238 Balcatta Road. Open 7 days a week. www.stirling.wa.gov.au or call 9205 8555
  • Household Hazardous Waste Area at Tamala Park, 1700 Marmion Avenue, open 7 days a week. www.mrc.wa.gov.au or call 9306 6303

Tiles

Tiles are classed as construction and demolition waste. You can use m.recycleright.wa.gov.au/locator/cd-disposal.html to locate your nearest local construction and demolition waste disposal site, landfill site or transfer station.

Timber

Treated: Treated timber is construction and demolition waste. Construction and demolition waste should never be disposed of in your kerbside bins. You can use m.recycleright.wa.gov.au/locator/cd-disposal.html to locate your nearest local construction and demolition waste disposal site, landfill site or transfer station.

Untreated timber: put on the verge at the time of your junk verge collection.

Tissues

Green-lid rubbish bin.

Toasters

Electrical appliances should never be placed in your kerbside bins. Electrical appliances that still work can be taken to some charity shops that tag appliances before they sell them.

If the appliance no longer works it should be stored safely at home and put out on the kerb at the time of your bulk junk collection. 

You can also drop these items off for free at:

  • Household Hazardous Waste Area at Recycling Centre Balcatta, 238 Balcatta Road. Open 7 days a week. www.stirling.wa.gov.au or call 9205 8555
  • Household Hazardous Waste Area at Tamala Park, 1700 Marmion Avenue, open 7 days a week. www.mrc.wa.gov.au or call 9306 6303

Toilet paper rolls/kitchen roll (inner)

Yellow-lid recycling bin.

Toothbrushes

Toothbrushes should be placed in your green-lid rubbish bin.

To find information on how you can recycle your toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes, visit www.terracycle.com.au.

Toothpaste tubes

Green-lid rubbish bin.

To find information on how you can recycle your toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes, visit www.terracycle.com.au.

Toys

Usable condition: Toys that can still be used should be donated to your local charity shop or kindergarten. 

Unusable condition: Broken toys should be placed into the green-lid rubbish bin, or stored at home and put on the verge at the time of your bulk verge collection. 

Tyres

Tyres should never be placed in your kerbside bins.

Please take to (fees apply):

  • Recycling Centre Balcatta, 238 Balcatta Road. Open 7 days a week. www.stirling.wa.gov.au or call 9205 8555
  • Tamala Park, 1700 Marmion Avenue, open 7 days a week. www.mrc.wa.gov.au or call 9306 6303