Recycling

The Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) currently operates a free fortnightly recycling service on behalf of The City of Salisbury. In the 2009-2010 financial year, NAWMA collected over 12,230 tonnes of recyclable material from Salisbury residences.

To participate in this recycling service, new residents should request a 240 litre recycling bin from NAWMA. City of Salisbury Customer Service staff can organise this on your behalf.

To order a new bin, contact customer service on 8406 8222.

Requesting an Additional recycling bin

  • Residents / Businesses can request to have an additional recycling bin.
  • The Service fee is $45.00 (Includes GST) and this includes the bin.
  • An Application form 240 Litre Mobile Recycling Additional Bin will need to be lodged at the Council reception together with payment of $45.00 before the bin will be delivered by NAWMA.
  • A service fee of $45.00 will be invoiced each year to the user on the anniversary date of the bin request.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will my collection take place?

To find out when your recycling bin will be emptied next;

Online:
Use the In My Area search. Simply type in your address and click on search.

On Your Smart Phone:
You can download the My Local Services Smartphone App from either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store, which will tell you when each of your bins is next due to be emptied.

Over the Phone:
Contact the Customer Centre on 8406 8222 if you have any questions about when your bin will be emptied.

- See more at: http://www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/Live/Waste_and_Recycling/Green_waste#sthash.ZTGXhrSk.dpuf

What can be recycled?

  • Glass
  • All plastic containers - with tops off (no plastic bags)
  • Cartons (milk and juice)
  • Paper and Cardboard (clean) - all types
  • Tin cans

What shouldn't be put in the recycling bin?

  • Ceramics - (Put this material in your waste bin)
  • Garden waste - (Put this material in your Greenwaste bin)
  • Household Waste - (Put this material in your waste bin or compost food waste)
  • Plastic Bags - (Take back to the shops, or re-use)
  • Oil - (Take to the Pooraka Waste Transfer Station or contact the Environment Protection Authority [EPA] for advice on disposal)
  • Acid and Chemicals - (contact the EPA for advice on disposal)
  • Clothing - (Take to Opportunity Shops or to the Pooraka Waste Transfer Station)
  • Hard Waste Materials - (Take to the Pooraka Waste Transfer Station)

Where else can I take recyclable materials?

Pooraka Bottle and Can Depot
Cardboard, batteries, non ferrous metals, wine bottles – glass, “deposit” marked milk cartons.
10 Ween Road
Pooraka
T: 8262 3666

Scout Recycling Centre
Cardboard, scrap metal, wine bottles, “deposit” drink containers
81 Stanbel Road
Salisbury Plain
T: 8258 1424

Scout Recycling Centre (Automated)
9 Maxwell Road
Pooraka
T: 7444 4244

AAA Recycling
Scrap metal, drink bottles, batteries, “deposit” drink containers
551 Waterloo Corner Road
Burton
T: 8280 6350

Amcor Recycling
(Accept cardboard  2 paper ONLY for recycling free of charge), items to be delivered to :
Lot 412 – 440 Hanson Road)
Dry Creek
T: 8348 9888

Visy Recycling
(Free drop off point for paper and cardboard – magazines, soft back paper books  2 phone books etc)
1 Ocean Steamers Rd
Port Adelaide
T: 1300 368 479

Goodwill
Open Business hours only - Accepts paper and cardboard free of charge – (place goods into the Yellow Recycle Bin located at the front of the building.)
44 Cavan Road
Dry Creek
T: 087 8202 5071