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Recycling in Thurston



Recycling in Thurston

A purpose-built community recycling facility is located at the New Green Centre for residents to recycle glass, textiles, shoes and paper. 

It is open 7 days a week (with the exception of Christmas Day and New Years Day), 9am - 5pm April to September and 9am to 4pm October to March.

General Information on the collection of waste

Household general rubbish (refuse) and recycling is collected on an alternate week schedule every Friday.  This means your refuse will be collected one week and your recycling the next. 

Garden waste is collected fortnightly, however this is a subscription service.

Below are some useful links:

What goes in my recycling bin?

To find out what you can put in your recycling bin, please use the following links.

Recycling bins that contain incorrect items may not be emptied.

Remember that all materials need to be clean, dry and loose when you put them in the recycling bin.

 What goes in my general refuse bin?

Please use this bin for waste that cannot be recycled such as those listed below:

  • Polystyrene foam
  • Crisp packets and sweet wrappers
  • Nappies, sanitary products and soiled textiles
  • Cling film and plastic wrapping
  • Food waste

Refuse bins that contain incorrect items may not be emptied.

What should not go in my refuse bin?

The following items should not be put into your refuse bin:

* All ash, cinders or any other loose materials such as vacuum cleaner dust or shredded paper must be bagged and tied before being put in the refuse bin.