Free bin stickers and posters

Recycling

I want to...

  • Find my collection day
  • Book a pick-up
  • Replace or repair my bin
  • Report a missed collection
  • Recycle e-waste

To help our residents recycle and dispose of waste correctly, we offer a range of educational stickers, posters and signs.

Residents living in houses can obtain bin stickers free of charge from our customer service centres and libraries.

Building managers, owners corporation committees or other representative bodies of apartment buildings can place an order for our educational stickers, posters and signs free of charge. Please note, this service is available only for apartment buildings in the City of Sydney local area.

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You can download or print PDF copies of the signs or posters below.

These resources have been developed specifically for residential properties in the City of Sydney local area.

The materials accepted in City of Sydney bins may differ to other councils or commercial waste collectors. Signs are a great way to help residents understand what items belong in each bin.

Signs, stickers, posters and more

Recycling sign

For common bin area in apartment buildings. Not available for houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A1 portrait corflute sign
  • A2 portrait corflute sign

Download PDF 517KB

Recycling poster. Items that belong in the yellow lid bin include plastic drink and sauce bottles, food containers, tubs and trays, meat trays, ice cream and yogurt tubs, plastic fruit boxes, moulded plastic containers for cleaning and personal care products. Glass bottles and jars. Aluminium and steel cans and tins, aerosol cans, aluminium foil. Cardboard, paper, clean pizza boxes. Items that don’t belong in the yellow lid bin include plastic bags and soft plastics such as bread bags, biscuit and confectionery packets, frozen food bags, rice and pasta bags. Polystyrene and styrofoam packaging, takeaway containers and coffee cups. Batteries, fluorescent light bulbs and tubes. Paper towels, tissues, napkins, shredded paper. Crockery, drinking glasses and Pyrex and incandescent lightbulbs.

Recycling bin lid sticker

For the lid of yellow lid bins. Available for apartment buildings and houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A5 landscape sticker for 60L / 80L / 120L / 240L bin(s)
Recycling bin lid sticker. Items that belong in the yellow lid bin include plastic drink and sauce bottles, food containers, tubs and trays, meat trays, ice cream and yogurt tubs, plastic fruit boxes, moulded plastic containers for cleaning and personal care products. Glass bottles and jars. Aluminium and steel cans and tins, aerosol cans, aluminium foil.
Cardboard, paper, clean pizza boxes.

Recycling bin sticker

For the front of yellow lid bins. Available for apartment buildings and houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A4 portrait sticker for 50L / 60 L / 70L / 80L / 120L bin(s)
  • A3 portrait sticker for 240L bin(s)
  • A2 landscape sticker for 660L / 1,100L bin(s) – for large communal bins in large apartment blocks only.
Recycling bin sticker. Items that belong in the yellow lid bin include plastic drink and sauce bottles, food containers, tubs and trays, meat trays, ice cream and yogurt tubs, plastic fruit boxes, moulded plastic containers for cleaning and personal care products. Glass bottles and jars. Aluminium and steel cans and tins, aerosol cans, aluminium foil. Cardboard, paper, clean pizza boxes. Items that don’t belong in the yellow lid bin include plastic bags and soft plastics such as bread bags, biscuit and confectionery packets, frozen food bags, rice and pasta bags. Polystyrene and styrofoam packaging, takeaway containers and coffee cups. Batteries, fluorescent light bulbs and tubes. Paper towels, tissues, napkins, shredded paper. Crockery, drinking glasses and Pyrex and incandescent lightbulbs.

Rubbish sign

For the common bin area in apartment buildings. Not available for houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A1 portrait corflute sign
  • A2 portrait corflute sign

Download PDF 976KB

Rubbish poster. Items that belong in the red lid bin include plastic bags and soft plastics such as bread bags, biscuit and confectionery packets, frozen food bags, rice and pasta bags. Polystyrene and Styrofoam packaging, takeaway containers and coffee cups. Personal hygiene product such as nappies, toothbrushes, toothpaste. Paper towels, tissues, napkins, shredded paper. Items that combine cardboard, metal, plastic, or foil - for example, coffee tins, pringles and chips tube container. Garden gloves, plastic plant pots and garden hoses. Treated glass containers such as drinking glasses, table glassware, Pyrex, measuring jugs. Incandescent lightbulbs. Crockery such as bowls, plates and cups. Items that don’t belong in the red lid bin include e-waste, electronic and electrical equipment. Hazardous or chemical waste such as paints, pesticides, oils and gas bottles. Batteries, fluorescent tubes and energy saving light globes.

Rubbish bin lid sticker

For the lid of red lid bins. Available for apartment buildings and houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A5 landscape sticker for 60L / 80L / 120L / 240L bin(s)
Rubbish bin lid sticker. Items that belong in the red lid bin include plastic bags and soft plastics such as bread bags, biscuit and confectionery packets, frozen food bags, rice and pasta bags. Polystyrene and Styrofoam packaging, takeaway containers and coffee cups. Personal hygiene product such as nappies, toothbrushes, toothpaste. Treated glass containers such as drinking glasses, table glassware, Pyrex, measuring jugs. Crockery such as bowls, plates and cups. Incandescent lightbulbs. Items that combine cardboard, metal, plastic, or foil - for example, coffee tins, pringles and chips tube container.

Rubbish bin sticker

For the front of red lid bins. Available for apartment buildings and houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A4 portrait sticker for 50L / 60 L / 70L / 80L / 120L bin(s)
  • A3 portrait sticker for 240L bin(s)
  • A2 landscape sticker for 660L / 1,100L bin(s) – for large communal bins in large apartment blocks only.
Rubbish bin sticker. Items that belong in the red lid bin include plastic bags and soft plastics such as bread bags, biscuit and confectionery packets, frozen food bags, rice and pasta bags. Polystyrene and Styrofoam packaging, takeaway containers and coffee cups. Personal hygiene product such as nappies, toothbrushes, toothpaste. Paper towels, tissues, napkins, shredded paper. Items that combine cardboard, metal, plastic, or foil - for example, coffee tins, pringles and chips tube container. Plant or garden equipment such as garden gloves, plastic plant pots and garden hoses. Treated glass containers such as drinking glasses, table glassware, Pyrex, measuring jugs. Incandescent lightbulbs. Crockery such as bowls, plates and cups. Items that don’t belong in the red lid bin include e-waste, electronic and electrical equipment. Hazardous or chemical waste such as paints, pesticides, oils and gas bottles. Batteries, fluorescent tubes and energy saving light globes.

Garden organics sign

For common bin area in apartment buildings. Not available for houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A1 portrait corflute sign

Download PDF 757KB

Garden organics poster. Items that belong in the green lid bin include grass clippings, leaves, small branches and twigs, weeds, plants and flowers, tree and shrub prunings. Items that don’t belong in the green lid bin include plastic bags and food scraps. Textiles, clothing and fabrics. Plant or garden equipment such as garden gloves, plastic plant pots and garden hoses. Soil, rocks or building materials. Tree stumps and branches thicker than 10cm.

Garden organics bin lid sticker

For the lid of lime-green lid bins. Available for apartment buildings and houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A5 landscape sticker for 120L / 240L bin(s

Garden organics bin lid sticker. Items that belong in the green lid bin include grass clippings, leaves, small branches and twigs, weeds, plants and flowers, tree and shrub prunings.

Garden organics bin sticker

For the front of lime-green lid bins. Available for apartment buildings and houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A4 portrait sticker for 120L bin(s)
  • A3 portrait sticker for 240L bin(s)
Garden organics bin sticker. Items that belong in the green lid bin include grass clippings, leaves, small branches and twigs, weeds, plants and flowers, tree and shrub prunings. Items that don’t belong in the green lid bin include plastic bags and food scraps. Textiles, clothing and fabrics. Plant or garden equipment such as garden gloves, plastic plant pots and garden hoses. Soil, rocks or building materials. Tree stumps and branches thicker than 10cm.

Rubbish chute sticker

For single (rubbish) chutes in apartment buildings

Hard copy materials available:

  • A5 landscape vinyl sticker.
Rubbish chute sticker. Use small rubbish bags only. Items that can be discarded via rubbish chute plastic bags and soft plastics such as bread bags, biscuit and confectionery packets, frozen food bags, rice and pasta bags. Personal hygiene product such as nappies, toothbrushes, toothpaste. Items that combine cardboard, metal, plastic, or foil - for example, coffee tins, pringles and chips tube container. Treated glass containers such as drinking glasses, table glassware, Pyrex, measuring jugs. Incandescent lightbulbs. Crockery such as bowls, plates and cups.

Recycling chute sticker

For single (recycling) chutes in apartment buildings

Hard copy materials available:

  • A5 landscape vinyl sticker.
Recycling chute sticker. Items that can be discarded via recycling chute include plastic drink and sauce bottles, food containers, tubs and trays, meat trays, ice cream and yogurt tubs, plastic fruit boxes, moulded plastic containers for cleaning products, sunscreen, shampoo. Glass bottles and jars. Aluminium and steel cans and tins, aerosol cans, aluminium foil. Do not add plastic bags. Fold cardboard boxes and take to the recycling room in your building.

Dual (recycling and rubbish) chute sticker or sign

To be placed on or above dual chutes in apartment buildings.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A4 landscape vinyl sticker
  • A2 landscape corflute sign
Dual chute sticker or sign. Recycling. Items that can be discarded via recycling chute include plastic drink and sauce bottles, food containers, tubs and trays, meat trays, ice cream and yogurt tubs, plastic fruit boxes, moulded plastic containers for cleaning products, sunscreen, shampoo. Glass bottles and jars. Aluminium and steel cans and tins, aerosol cans, aluminium foil. Do not add plastic bags. Fold cardboard boxes and take to the recycling room in your building. Rubbish. Use small rubbish bags only. Items that can be discarded via rubbish chute plastic bags and soft plastics such as bread bags, biscuit and confectionery packets, frozen food bags, rice and pasta bags. Personal hygiene product such as nappies, toothbrushes, toothpaste. Items that combine cardboard, metal, plastic, or foil - for example, coffee tins, pringles and chips tube container. Treated glass containers such as drinking glasses, table glassware, Pyrex, measuring jugs. Incandescent lightbulbs. Crockery such as bowls, plates and cups.

Book a pick-up service sign – separated by category

For common bulky waste rooms in apartment buildings. Separated by categories to help separate materials prior to pick-up.

Not available for houses or duplexes.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A1 portrait corflute sign
  • A2 portrait corflute sign

Download PDF 13.1MB

Poster for furniture and bulky household items pick-up service. Pick up of bulky household items, bundled garden waste and household furniture such as sofas, tables, and chairs. Items that won’t be picked up include bags of rubbish or commercial waste including milk or bread crates. Hazardous or chemical waste such as paints, pesticides, oils and gas bottles. Building, renovation or demolition material. Car parts, car tyres and car batteries. Separate items into these 3 groups – different trucks collect them. Groups are mattresses, furniture and bulky household items and whitegoods, metals and e-waste. Limit of 4m3 per booking. Free pick-up. Bookings are essential. Ask your building manager or caretaker to make a booking. Or if your building doesn’t have one, book online at cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/bookapickup or call 02 9265 9333. Poster for whitegoods, metals and e-waste recycling. Items that can be recycled include whitegoods, large metal appliances and e-waste. Items that won’t be picked up include bags of rubbish or commercial waste including milk or bread crates. Hazardous or chemical waste such as paints, pesticides, oils and gas bottles. Building, renovation or demolition material. Car parts, car tyres and car batteries. Separate items into these 3 groups – different trucks collect them. Groups are mattresses, furniture and bulky household items and whitegoods, metals and e-waste. Limit of 4m3 per booking. Free pick-up. Bookings are essential. Ask your building manager or caretaker to make a booking. Or if your building doesn’t have one, book online at cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/bookapickup or call 02 9265 9333.Poster for mattress recycling. Pick-up of mattresses and bed base ensembles. Items that won’t be picked up include bags of rubbish or commercial waste including milk or bread crates. Hazardous or chemical waste such as paints, pesticides, oils and gas bottles. Building, renovation or demolition material. Car parts, car tyres and car batteries. Separate items into these 3 groups – different trucks collect them. Groups are mattresses, furniture and bulky household items and whitegoods, metals and e-waste. Limit of 4m3 per booking. Free pick-up. Bookings are essential. Ask your building manager or caretaker to make a booking. Or if your building doesn’t have one, book online at cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/bookapickup or call 02 9265 9333.

Combined book a pick-up service sign

For common bulky waste area in small to mid-rise apartment buildings that don’t have the space to display the 3 separated category signs. Not available for houses.

Hard copy materials available:

  • A1 portrait corflute sign
  • A2 portrait corflute sign

Download PDF 4.2MB

Book a pick-up poster. Items that we pick-up for recycling include mattresses, whitegoods, metals and e-waste. We pick up bulky household items, bundled garden waste and household furniture such as sofas, tables, chairs. Items that won’t be picked up include bags of rubbish or commercial waste including milk or bread crates. Hazardous or chemical waste such as paints, pesticides, oils and gas bottles. Building, renovation or demolition material. Car parts, car tyres and car batteries. Separate items into these 3 groups – different trucks collect them. Groups are mattresses, furniture and bulky household items and whitegoods, metals and e-waste. Limit of 4m3 per booking. Free pick-up. Bookings are essential. Ask your building manager or caretaker to make a booking. Or if your building doesn’t have one, book online at cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/bookapickup or call 02 9265 9333.

Cleaning up or moving out?

Available for download only.

Download PDF 550KB

Cleaning up or moving out? Free pick-up service. Bookings are essential. Donate or sell items in good condition. If you live in an apartment, ask your building manager or caretaker to make a booking. Or if your building doesn't have one, book online or call us. cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/bookapickup or phone 02 9265 9333.

Waste toolkit for apartment buildings

This toolkit provides handy information on how to improve your building’s rubbish and recycling infrastructure. You’ll find advice on how to engage with other residents along with case studies outlining what some owners and tenants have achieved and how they did it.

Available for download only.

Download PDF 1.6MB

Waste toolkit for apartment buildings. Toolkit providing information to strata communities on how to improve an apartment building’s waste and recycling infrastructure.

 

Last updated: Monday, 2 September 2019