Recycling Fact Sheets

WHY WASTE IT WHEN YOU CAN RECYCLE IT?
We understand that the nuances of recycling can be a lot to take in, so we've developed some handy fact sheets to help you with different elements of the process and make recycling easier.

All about coffee cups
Compostable vs Degradable and Biodegradable bags
Home composting

Plastic Free July - choose to refuse
The 12 DOs of Christmas!
The positive impact of composting
Top 10 recycling contaminants - make sure your recycling counts!
What can I do with autumn leaves?
What do the numbers on plastics mean?

We are working on more fact sheets all the time, so check back here regularly to keep yourself up to date!

A-Z GUIDE TO WASTE REDUCTION
This guide provides handy tips to reduce your contribution to landfill by indicating which of your kerbside collection bins you can use to dispose of household waste, or providing alternative environmentally friendly solutions where kerbside bins aren't an option.
Click here to download our A-Z Guide to Waste Reduction. (You can use the search function to find items within the document.)
If there is something missing that you'd like to enquire about, please let us know on (08) 8408 0400 or mail@ahc.sa.gov.au.