12 Rules for Yellow Recycling Bins

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The Dirty Dozen - the 12 recycling rules for Southland Councils yellow bins

The Dirty Dozen

WasteNet Southland and Southland disAbility Enterprises have created 12 recycling rules for the Councils yellow bins.

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Rule 1 - Free of Food

Food and food spoiled containers such as greasy pizza boxes, foam meat trays and takeaway wrappers cannot by recycled in the yellow bin.  Please place in the red bin.

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Rule 6 - Dusted

Ashes, vacuum cleaner dust and floor sweepings cannot be recycled in the yellow bin and can seriously harm the recycling team who hand sort the materials.  Please place in the red rubbish bin.

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What goes in the yellow bin?

The yellow recycling bin is for the disposal of clean recyclables.

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