There are some items that cannot go in your household recycling bin that can still be recycled if you take them to the right place. See a list of these items and their drop off locations below.
Phones: Council office
Batteries: Council office, Mount Alexander Sustainability Group office, Winters Flat Primary School, Campbells Creek Primary School, Chewton Primary School and Castlemaine Primary School.
Print cartridges: For a list of all businesses collecting print cartridges visit Recycling Near You
Light bulbs: Council office, Mount Alexander Sustainability office or Lawrence and Hanson Castlemaine
White goodsTake to Castlemaine landfill for recycling (fees apply)
Gas bottles: Take to Castlemaine landfill for recycling (fees apply)
Plastic bags: For a list of locations collecting plastic bags visiting Recycling Near You
If you would like more information about recycling, please read our Guide to Residential Recycling and Waste Services. It has a comprehensive list of waste products and how to dispose of them.