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Unsure about those chip packets and chocolate bar wrappers? Send us pictures or ask us below and we'll let you know which bin it goes in. ... See MoreSee Less

Unsure about those chip packets and chocolate bar wrappers? Send us pictures or ask us below and well let you know which bin it goes in.

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What about "biodegradable" plastic wrapping that is not marked as "plant based" or "compostable"?

I've been wondering about the wrapping on twining tea bags?

In our classroom we have changed from one large bin that took everything to a soft plastic, a hard plastic, a paper and card, a compost and one tiny little waste bin that only gets half full each day (about 5 litres). The kids sort as they go and even bring their rubbish in from recess in their pockets to sort properly, How is that for learning and doing!! so proud of them

As a teacher, these bins need to be placed in schools. Think of all those wrappers being sent to landfill! Can someone please look into this? I also don't think many people are aware these products are able to be recycled..maybe more education is required.

I use daily contact lenses.. at the moment I'm putting the trays in a laundry detergent bottle which then goes to hard plastic when full (they are PP05 in the triangle) the plastic foil I'm putting in with the soft plastics like shopping bags to take to the redcycle bin at Coles.. My contact lenses go to the bin. Lol am I doing it right?

I've heard that baby food pouches can go I the redcycling bins, but they would be near impossible to clean and get dry. So, wondering what the go is with these? Thanks!

Sorry about the bad pic! Lindt bag. Paper on the inside but kind of has a plastic coating on the outside. Roadside recycling?

Rice cracker packets that divide them into rows. Some are softer plastic than others. We've been putting it in soft plastics....๐Ÿค”

I noticed Kesab provides tours for schools but what about families?

Is there a list somewhere of every type of plastic that can go in the Coles bin?

I know this isn't what you're talking about in the post but I'm wondering if this can go into the recycling bin. Its from the chemist and its used foe medicine that needs to be refrigerated.

The ones with the silver lining like lcm packets

How about the plastic that oranges come in?

Empty medication strips? Foil(?) + plastic...

? Foil inside

Rachel Paterson

I know this isn't the same as what you're talking about in the post but still would like to know which bin it goes into. Its from the chemist and used for medicine that needs to be refrigeration. Paper on the inside but foil outside.

What were we wondering about the other day Malita Wilkinson ? I can't remember!

Bec Stevens and Cindy Kakoschke got any photos of our tim tam and ricw cracker trays?



Renee Le Leu

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For goodness sake,. Playing around with Plastic bottles - why do we need this nonsence. We are having problems with Plastic rubbish. Have you forgotten.?

Chris Brideson

QUIZ TIME! Which bin do these items go into? Comment your guesses below and we'll answer tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less

QUIZ TIME! Which bin do these items go into? Comment your guesses below and well answer tomorrow.

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You were all correct! These aerosol cans can go in the recycling bin! Make sure the cans are empty though!

yellow. is it true according to a recent tv show war on waste that all plastic bags deposited in supermarkets to be recycled goes to wast and is NOT RECYCLED as shown with a gps??? are we wasting our time saving plastic??

I didn't realise,especially about the asthma inhalers. So glad I found this page. ๐Ÿ˜Š

That is a very good question - I don't buy any of the above item, but I would still like to know KESAB.

I would like know. I would have thought normal bin. Not that I buy aerosol products because of the fumes.

recycle BUT only if theyre empty. the same goes for asthma inhalers.

Interested in the answer to this one.

always thought the yellow lid one?

Recycle bin....I hope

Yellow bin recycling

Recycling i hope..

If empty, recycling bin ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

I recycle in yellow

in the recyclin bin ๐Ÿ™‚


In SA recyclable now


Yellow Recycling bin once empty.

Yep Yellow recycle bin




Super interested to know!!


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