7 Steps to Perfect Household Waste Collection
1 - CANS CAN
TIP: NO ALUMINIUM FOILS AND THINGS MADE FROM FLAT SHEETS OF FOIL, LIKE FOOD TRAYS
2 - PLASTIC
Plastic bottles and plastic bags can be recycled. Look for the symbol on the bottom.
TIP: MOST PLASTIC BOTTLES CAN BE RECYCLED. LIDS OFF AND CLEAN PLEASE. NO POLYSTYRENE, CLING WRAP OR MEAT TRAYS.
3 - PAPER TRAIL
4 - A TOUCH OF GLASS
You can recycle bottles and jars, but be sure to remove the tops and give them a good rinse.
TIP: MAXIMUM 6 DOZEN BOTTLES AND NO WINDOW GLASS
5 - PACKING YOUR BIN FOR THE WIND
Please make sure your recyclables don't get blown around your street.
TIP: TRY AND PUT LIGHT BITS (LIKE PAPER) AT THE BOTTOM AND HEAVY BITS LIKE CARDBOARD ON TOP
6 - ONE MORE LOOK
- Used around the house?
The more you can keep out of the landfill, the better off we'll all be.
7 - BAG IT
When you've sorted everything else out, put your residual rubbish into official Ōpōtiki District Council refuse bin.
TIP: WRAP ANY SHARP OBJECTS SO THEY DON'T INJURE YOUR COLLECTOR