Plastic Recycling Tips
- Wash all plastic containers before recycling.
- Remove any lids so that the recyclables can be squashed into the
- Number codes on plastic containers identify the type of plastic.
Most councils in Australia recycle plastics with codes 1, 2, 3 and
5. Some councils collect all plastic containers and are working towards
recycling a greater number of plastics. Contact your local council
to find out which plastics can be recycled in your area.