Paper

Generally used within office locations, paper bins are for the recycling of any non-confidential or sensitive information. By recycling paper, you can help the environment as paper is 100% recyclable. Each tonne of paper recycled can save up to 13 trees, as well as reduce space and greenhouse gas emissions at landfill.

Just remember, that if the paper you are recycling relates to personal information, sensitive or confidential business documents then you will require a security paper bin that can be locked and the contents securely destroyed. Check out the Secure Document Destruction options for more information.

Allowed

  • Any Non-Confidential Paper
  • White or Coloured Paper
  • Shredded Paper
  • Manilla Folders
  • Dividers
  • Newspapers & Phone Books
  • Magazines & Brochures

Prohibited

  • All Other Waste Streams
  • Hazardous Materials**
  • Dangerous Goods***

Important notice

Please note that acceptance criteria varies across States and Territories. Have a look at our Allowed and Prohibited lists below to get an understanding, however in order to receive information about the most recent regulation, please visit you local council website.

Unless noted otherwise, Hazardous Materials** and Dangerous Goods*** are strictly banned in all waste streams. If you are not sure or have a requirement to dispose of any of these types of items please contact us and we will find a solution for you.

**Hazardous Materials - Unless explicitly allowed, Hazardous Materials include Aerosol Cans, Tyres, Batteries, Asbestos, Chemicals of any kind, Oil Heaters, Gas Bottles, Fire Extinguishers, Old Insulation, Fibro, Fibreglass roof sheeting, Fibro-cement sheeting, Ammunition, Flares, Paint, Paint Related Products, Other Prescribed or Hazardous Wastes, Bio Wastes or any Liquid or Flammable Waste like Fuel and Oil, Poisons, or any other Liquid Waste. If you are not sure or have a requirement to dispose of any of these types of items please contact us and we will find a solution for you.

***Dangerous Goods - Unless explicitly allowed, Dangerous Goods include Explosive Substances and Articles, Gases, Flammable Liquids and Solids, Self-Reactive Substances and Solid Desensitized Explosives, Substances liable to spontaneous combustion, substances which, in contact with Water, emit Flammable and/or Toxic Gases, Oxidizing Substances, Organic Peroxides, Toxic Substances, Infectious Substances, Radioactive Material, Corrosive Substances, Miscellaneous Dangerous Substances and Articles. If you are not sure or have a requirement to dispose of any of these types of items please contact us and we will find a solution for you.