Waste Types

We do encourage you to get in touch with your local wastes sites for exact details on what wastes are accepted and charges.
click on the links below.

Darwin Shoal bay: https://www.darwin.nt.gov.au/live/waste-recycling

Palmerston waste managment: http://www.palmerston.nt.gov.au/city/waste-management

WASTE ACCEPTED:

Glass Bottles and Jars
Aluminium Cans and Foil
Aluminium windows
Doors
Newspapers, Magazines & Books
Office Paper and Envelopes
Phone Books
Pizza Boxes
Milk and Egg Cartons
Cardboard Boxes and Wrapping
Polystyrene
Steel Food Cans
Steel Paint Cans (empty)
Steel Aerosol Cans (empty)
Juice cartons and plastic soft drink bottles
Grass Clippings
Small Branches
Twigs
Garden Prunings
Lawn clippings
Weeds, Leaves, and Flowers
Tree Stumps
Timber logs
Small Timber Offcuts
Old pot plants and pots
Untreated Timber

Palettes (Broken down)
Plasterboard
Clothing charity bins
Rags
Bubble Wrap/thin film plastic/plastic bags
Computers & Accessories
Other Electronics
Electrical Appliances
Electrical Appliances - Battery Operated
Electrical cable
Scrap Metals
Mobile Phones
Whitegoods
Computer Equipment and accessories
Home Office Equipment
Electronic Games and Toys
Entertainment equipment
Household Appliances

WASTE NOT ACCEPTED:

Cooking Oil
Gas Bottles
Vehicle Batteries
Sump Oil
Batteries - Single Use
Batteries - Rechargeable
Paints and Thinners
Household Cleaners
Household Chemicals
Synthetic chemicals
Empty gas bottles up to 9kg
Batteries - Disposable
Batteries - Rechargeable
Petrol
Diesel
Tyres
Mattresses

Items Expressly Prohibited:

Asbestos
Poisons
Radioactive materials

Items accepted in limited quantities (less than three wheelbarrows per bin in total)

Concrete
Dirt
Bricks
Rocks
Rubble
Soil
Sand
Roof tiles
Bathroom tiles (with concrete backing)